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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

Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, table base
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153A
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
Photographed from atop a high ridge, this photograph depicts a view looking down into a winding desert canyon.
Ansel Adams (American (North American))
Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona
1942
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
1985/1.153
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 10/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153K
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 15/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153P
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 6/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153G
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 7/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153H
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 18/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153S
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 20/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153U
On a large, sinuous platform, twenty-two finished wood pieces are nestled within their respective positions; the pieces are comprised of large and small flat cylindrical shapes in shades of red and black.
Dan Kvitka
Stones from the River, vessel 12/22
2000
Gift of Robert M. and Lillian Montalto Bohlen
2002/2.153M
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