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This work portrays a view across a river, whose surface is dotted with shipping. Drawn from a very high vantage point, a roadway is seen through a screen of nearly leafless trees at the bottom of the image; in the distance the far bank of the shore is congested with buildings, some towers--particularly a large one to the right of center--and smoke blowing away and to the right from the viewer can be seen.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
The Thames
1896
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
1954/1.463
In this intensely lyrical painting from Bundelkhand in Central India, the great river is shown tumbling from the night sky. Ascetics sit cross-legged on the mountainside, offering their austerities to Shiva, while women come to venerate Ganga. The river teems with life—crocodiles, turtles, fish, and birds—while lions, leopards, jackals, monkeys, and rabbits cavort on its banks.
Indian (Indian (South Asian))
Descent of the River Ganges
1770 – 1780
Museum purchase made possible by a gift of Sarah W. Graf and Otto G. Graf
1979/1.148
An open-air brick structure with columns on all four sides sits atop a small plateau surrounded by flora above the shore of a body of water.
Francis Frith (British (modern))
Pharaoh's Bed, Island of Philae
1857
Gift of Frederick P. and Amy McCombs Currier
1988/1.97.1-2
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