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A car under excavation in a river bank. The car is underwater.
Patrick Nagatani (American (North American))
Lamborghini, Otztaler Alps, Italy (R10), from "The Ryoichi Excavations"
1987 – 2001
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A sweeping winter river scene opens up from the foreground and sweeps away towards the left. Ice floes dot the river surface and snowy hills frame trees that stand along the riverbank in the middle distance. The palette of this painting is restricted to mauves, blues, greens, and whites.
Claude Monet (French (culture or style))
The Break-up of the Ice (La Débâcle or Les Glaçons)
Acquired through the generosity of Russell B. Stearns (LS&A, 1916), and his wife Andree B. Stearns, Dedham, Massachusetts
Paper size: h 36 1/2cm x tw 46 1/2cm & bw 47cm. Image size: lh 21 3/5cm & rh 21 1/2cm x tw 32cm & bw 32 1/5cm.
Alfred Sisley (French (culture or style))
Bords de Riviere ou les Oies
Gift of Ruth W. and Clarence J. Boldt, Jr.
Two small boats tethered in the water and on shore of a river. The opposite tree-lined bank is also seen.
Ilse Bing (American (North American))
Tethered Boat
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
This drawing is horizontally oriented. It is surrounded with rose, gold, and mint matting; a scroll that reads “H. Saftleven” is juxtaposed over the mattings. The actual work depicts a river scene, with a cliff on the shore of the river to the right. On the cliff are buildings, including what looks like the ruins of a castle tower. A tree leans to the right over the edge of the cliff. Ships populate the river, including one at the shoreline, in which a person is seated, while another person straddles it and a dock.
Herman Saftleven, II
A River Landscape with a Boat Landing below a Bluff
1630 – 1685
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
Tears on left edge, indicating former binding.<br />
TOP IMAGE. On the bottom right appears a river, with at least three boats moored against her banks. Along the shore, in the central bottom area of the image, is a large groups of figures, potentially a local market area. In the center of the image is a plank bridge with figures carrying bundles, and the bridge (ramp) leads from the center to the top left, where it connects with a large brink palazzo-type structure. In the central background stands a large thatched and planked group of dwellings. A pile of barrels fill the bottom left corner.<br />
BOTTOM IMAGE. A three-arch stone bridge with crossing figures spans the image from center right edge to the bottom left corner. Underneath pass small rapids with rocks. At the bottom right corner is a group of three, perhaps with a fishing pole; the left and right figures kneel, while the central figure stands with pole in hands, pointing up. A cross - perhaps a medieval pilgrimage marker - stands at the left-ha
Franz Edmund Weirotter
A Group of Eight Landscapes on Four Sheets
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
Several travellers are walking along the river. There are trees on both sides of the road. A big round moon is above the village houses in the distance. One the other side of the river is a lush forest.
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese (culture or style))
Hôeidô Tôkaidô Series: Dusk at Numazu
1833 – 1834
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Ships coming upon the banks and disembarking for the battle that can be see on the left.
Artist Unknown
The View on the Taking of Quebec
09/13/1759 – 12/31/1760
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
TOP IMAGE: A river scene, with the river and scenery in the bottom 1/3 of image, and the skyfilling the top 2/3rds. A boat with two fisherman near shore in bottom left corner, and nother small pair of fishermen appear on bank in bottom center. To the right is a grove of trees, stretching from bottom right to top right. Distant mountains appear on the bottom left, as the river stretches into the background. An architectural structure - walls with perhaps dwellings on top - stretches along the riverbank on the left. <br />BOTTOM IMAGE. A river appears in the bottom right corner and streches into the central background. A path tops the left-hand bank, on which a group of three travelers, facing the viewer, walk in the bottom left corner of image. Two carry walking sticks. In the center stands a medieval pilgrimage marker, near whose base is a traveler in large hat with walking stick. Trees line the river on both the right and left sides, and in the left grove is a partially hidden thatched house.
Franz Edmund Weirotter
A Group of Eight Landscapes on Four Sheets
Gift of the Ernst Pulgram and Frances McSparran Collection
Two Barges on Open Water in front of a Peninsula, with mountains in the distance.
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese (culture or style))
The Fifty-Three Stations of the Tokaido (Kyoka Edition): #8 Hiratsuka
Gift of J C Mathes and the Tokyo Center for Language & Culture (TCLC)
A sparse scene with an empty foreground representing water and a vacant sky above. There is a small house in the center, surrounded by trees and foliage.
Artist Unknown
Banks of the Thames [Bords de la Tamise]
Gift of Professor Walter M. and Nesta R. Spink
This photograph depicts a person’s torso wrapped in an blue and orange towel. The person is standing inside a dark, wooden cabin. This image is the central panel of a triptych. 
David Hilliard
Rosemary's Dock
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH