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Print of a willow tree and broken fence.<br /><br />
Eva Caston 2017
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
This charming painting depicts a young courtesan out on parade, dressed in a simple but striking costume. Her black cloak (uchikake) is decorated with a discreet overall pattern of plovers, and allowed to fall open to reveal its bright red lining. She subtly advertises her occupation by tying her sash (obi) in front. The hanging scroll is bordered with gold. The is an inscription in the lower&nbsp;right corner.<br />
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Exhibited in &quot;Japanese Costumes &amp; Ceramics, Past &amp; Present,&quot; October 2001-February 2002. Maribeth Graybill, Senior Curator of Asian Art
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Courtesan Beneath a Willow Branch
1740 – 1750
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Carter

Roi Partridge
Water Willows
1888 – 1938
Museum Purchase

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Arita ware shallow dish with landscape scene of fishing boats by a willow tree
19th century
Gift of Toshiko Ogita in memory of Tomoo Ogita
Painted on a hanging scroll, containing imagery of mountains, buildings, trails, trees, a lake, and an inscription in the upper right corner. The trees are painted in green ink while the rest is in black ink. The inscription has three red stamps with one on the upper right and two following on the left. The painting has three main sections. The bottom section has trees, rocks, 5 buildings, and a small bridge on the right. Between the first and second sections appears to be a lake. The second section in the middle has trees, rocks, and more buildings. Between the second and third sections appears to be fog. In the third upper section is three mountain peaks topped with trees and a mountain is shown behind them. The inscription above is 6 lines of vertical writing.&nbsp;
Nukina Kaioku
Visualization of the poem, 'Lake, Mountain, Willow Tree and Mist'
1800 – 1866
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern

Rong Jin
Water Buffalo and Herd Boy under Willow Tree
1885 – 1928
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
There is a single branch of a willow tree, covered in leaves, hanging down. It starts from the top of the painting and ends at the bottom. There is a signature on the bottom left side of the painting and a seal on the bottom right.
Nishiyama Kan'ei
1850 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
This horizontal print is filled with an old willow whose branches extend to left and right. The large branch on the right meets a coniferous tree, and together they form a canopy over a garden gate and wall. 
Warren Lombard (American (North American))
Old Willow—Monhegan
1923 – 1924
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White

Alessandro Mastro-Valerio
The Willow
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Alfred H. White
A portable icon featuring Guanyin. She is standing in a walking position and is carrying a willow branch and vase.
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara (Chinese, Guanyin) with a willow branch and vase
618 – 907
Gift of Mrs. Caroline I. Plumer for the James Marshall Plumer Collection
Depicted in this painting is a black bird perched on a branch. The bird is painted in the center and slightly to the left. It is looking towards the bottom right of the scroll. The branch comes from the left side of the scroll. The scroll is framed with a brown and yellow silk border which has a cloud design.
Kanō Naonobu
Black Bird on a Branch
1600 – 1649
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Williams, Austin, Texas

Alfred Hutty (American (North American))
Pollard Willows
1877 – 1954
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker