15 UMMA Objects
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This hanging scroll depicts two carp among waves using light ink washes. It demonstrates the Kanō painters' interest in naturalistic depiction of flowers, birds and animals.
Kanō School
Two carp among waves
17th century
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Waves crashing on the rocks which are mostly situated on the right bottom half of the image. The sky is gray and blue while the water is a mix of greens, blues and white.
Alice Hunt
1848 – 1930
Gift of The Ann Arbor Art Association, in memory of Ruby S. Churchhill
Waves crashing over rocks; a boat is visible in the background. <br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
The Washerwoman
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
The print depicts two boats that are caught in storms, one in the foreground and one in the background. The parallel waves form a strong diagonal in the image and the boats could hardly stay upright.
Katsushika Hokusai
Boats in a Tempest in the Trough of the Waves off the Coast of Choshi
1817 – 1859
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
The print depicts a fisherman standing on a seaside cliff perfoming loneline fishing. There are great waves below him striking the cliff and there is a mountain in the background. The print mainly applies the color of white and shades of blue. The artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature on the upper left-hand corner.
Katsushika Hokusai
A Solitary Fisherman at Kajikasawa, Kai Province (Kajikasawa, Kai)
1823 – 1829
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
A print of waves crashing on rocks. <br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
Photograph of long white streaks on a hilly seaside landscape.
Minor White (American (North American))
Birdlime and Surf
1951 – 1975
Museum Purchase
This photograph depicts an aerial view of a coastline with waves approaching the shore.
Marilyn Bridges (American (North American))
Spirit Surf, Big Sur, California
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James Agah, Class of 1989 (BBA)
A view of a smooth sandy beach, with frothing waves sweeping in from the right and a dark rock wall in the background.
Aaron Siskind (American (North American))
Virgin Gorda 97
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
Elevated, distant view of a lone man walking along a beach, with foamy breaking waves visible in the middleground. 
Harry Callahan (American (North American))
Cape Cod
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
This painting shows a scholar that is riding with his feet on a sword across waves. There is a seal on the lower right corner of the painting that reads Motonobu, referring to Kan&ocirc; Motonobu.<br />
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Kanō School
A Scholar Riding on a Sword
1650 – 1700
Museum purchase for the Paul Leroy Grigaut Memorial Collection
Waves crashing on rocky shoreline. <br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Rocks and Water
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White