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An older woman is shown seated against an undifferentiated background. She has a dark hat on and is sitting facing towards the right, although her head, tilted on an angle, faces the viewer. Most of the figure is drawn with cursory attention, but the face is very delicately, fully modeled.
James Abbott McNeill Whistler (American (North American))
An Unfinished Sketch of Lady Haden
1895
Gift of the Family of Albert Kahn: through Dr. Edgar A. Kahn; Mrs. Barnett Malbin; Mrs. Martin L. Butzel
1973/1.735
There is a single basket with a handle that was weaved together with twigs. Inside the basket are green leaves from a plant. There is a seal in the bottom right corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Basket
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.193
There are two cranes standing next to each other below a pine tree. One has its head up looking into the distance, while the other has its head pointed down to the ground. Only a corner of the trunk belonging to the tree is shown to the right of the cranes and another small corner of a branch with needles is shown above the cranes in the top left corner of the painting. There are two seals, on in the top right corner and the other in the bottom right corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Cranes under a Pine Tree
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.201
There are two white egrets standing next to each other in the water, one is looking foreward while the other is pecking at itself. Beside them is a tree with branches and green leaves hanging above them.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
White Egrets under a Tree
1850 – 1899
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1990/1.206
A study of a partial section of a gnarled, twisting tree trunk done in blue crayon. 
Ker-Xavier Roussel (French (culture or style))
Study of a Tree Trunk
1880 – 1944
Joseph F. McCrindle Collection
2009/1.515

Lovis Corinth (German (culture or style))
Kanone am Strand (A Canon on Strand)
1916
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2000/2.275

George Ludwig Mueller
Untitled
Gift of Herbert Barrows
2000/2.169
There is a crabapple branch that hangs down. It starts from the top and ends in the middle of the painting. At the tip of the branch, there are many leaves and crabapples. Above this branch there is another cluster of leaves and crabapples, however, the branch it connects to is not shown. There is a seal on the mid-right side of the painting, and another seal and signature on the bottom left of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Crabapple
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.200
Heavily worked and reworked pencil drawing on large square of grid paper. Form is an ovoid shape with longitudinal and lateral lines, thinner than it is tall, fit into a rectangular box that represents the block of stone to be carved. At the bottom right of the sketched image, Highstein has noted the dimensions (7’ x 7’ x 2’) x 7. Seven blocks of granite at 2’ x 2’ x 7’ were meant to be stacked and carved into the proposed shape.
Jene Highstein
Early Stage of Proposal for General Mills Commission (Egyptian Beauty)
1987
The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States, a joint initiative of the Trustees of the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection and the Nation Gallery of Art, with generous support from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Institute for Museum and Library Services
2008/2.232
There are two cherry branches point downward. They start at the top and end in the middle of the painting. Twigs jut out from the branches and hold leaves with a reddish tint. There is a signature and seal in the bottom right of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Cherry Branches
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1990/1.192

Albert Kahn (American (North American))
Cluny, Paris
05/13/1891
Transferred from the College of Architecture and Design, 1972—Gift of the Family of Albert Kahn: through Dr. Edgar A. Kahn; Mrs. Barnett Malbin; Mrs. Martin L. Butzel
1972/2.463
There is s single quail standing with its beak open in a patch of grass facing a small clump of flowers and tall grass. There is a signature in the top left corner of the painting and another signature and seal in the bottom right corner of the painting.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
Quail
1887
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
1990/1.210
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