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A landscape of a lake with a man standing while rowing in a boat. On the bank of the lake are trees as well as people standing and sitting. In the distance are mountains, at the bottom of the page is a grey wall, and at the top of the screen are lines of text.
Gao Cen (Chinese (culture or style))
Lake View of Ping Dike, from the album, Twelve Views of Jinling (Nanjing) (one of pair of albums)
1667 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Carter
1970/2.159.7
An Ariel view of a body of water with boats sailing in it. On the left and right sides of the painting are bits of land. The right side of the land has a rocky shore as well as trees and a building. At the top of the painting are lines of text.
Gao Cen (Chinese (culture or style))
View of Daybreak at Swallow Cliff (Yan ji) from the album, Twelve Views of Jinling (Nanjing) (one of pair of albums)
1667 – 1799
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C.D. Carter
1970/2.159.8

Wang Shang-Yi
Calligraphy sample in Block Script: Tang poem
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
TC2006.20.2

Wang Shang-Yi
Calligraphy sample in Seal Script
20th century
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
TC2006.20.4
This painting (and the one adjacent) comes from an album of four landscape paintings.
Huang Yue
Landscape
1831
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.22.4
This painting (and the one adjacent) comes from an album of four landscape paintings.
Huang Yue
Landscape
1831
Gift of Ellen and Richard Laing
2006/2.22.2
Painted in black, blue, brown, red, and brown pigments, the painting depicts a natural scene of a dragonfly and lotus leaves. The lotus leaves are towards the bottom third of the page and reach up with branches toward the dragonfly located in the upper third slightly right from the center. To the right is a four-lined vertical inscription. 
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Dragonfly and lotus leaves, from a collaborative album of 11 pages
1918 – 1928
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Robert Willson
1982/2.7.2

Flemish (Flemish (culture or style))
Leaf from a Psalter
1255 – 1265
Gift of Ann and Leonard Eaton in appreciation for the excellent teaching of Ilene Forsyth and Marvin Eisenberg
1986/2.87

Iraqi
Qur'an manuscript leaf in early or Abbasid Kufic script, ch. 38, verses 21-23
767 – 799
Gift of Rudolph M. Riefstahl
1972/2.354
Bold colors depict Krishna, one of human manifestations of the Hindu god Vishnu, is seated with a woman, Radha, above him. He touches her leg, and the tips of her hands and feet glow red. She sits erect and holds a large flower, looking straight off the left edge of the picture. The two are framed in an architectural structure.
Artist Unknown, India, Punjab Hills, Mankot School
Krishna massaging the feet of Radha (a scene from the Gita Govinda?)
1725 – 1735
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1979/1.160
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
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