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A beach scene with sand in the foreground and large rocks in the background. The sky is a muddled combination of light blue and grey.
James Darrell Northrup Weeks
Green Sea
oil on canvas
4 ft. 3 1/4 in. x 4 ft. 8 3/8 in. (130.18 x 143.19 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sanford Robertson
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
The Break-up of the Ice (La Débâcle or Les Glaçons)
oil on canvas
23 ¾ in x 39 3/10 in (60.33 cm x 99.85 cm);32 ½ in x 48 in x 2 ¾ in (82.55 cm x 121.92 cm x 6.99 cm)
Acquired through the generosity of Russell B. Stearns (LS&A, 1916), and his wife Andree B. Stearns, Dedham, Massachusetts
Handscroll depicting figures (42 men and 6 boys) in a landscape, most of whom are sitting along the banks of a stream as cups on lotus leaves float by. A small cluster of figures sits in a shelter over the water examining a handscroll. The painting includes an inscription, six artist’s seals and one collector’s seal.
Sheng Maoye (Sheng Mao-yeh)
The Orchid Pavilion Gathering
handscroll, ink and color on silk
12 ¼ in x 84 ½ in (31.12 cm x 214.63 cm);12 in x 84 ½ in (30.48 cm x 214.63 cm);12 7/16 in (31.59 cm);x 12 15/16 in x 32.86 cm;3 ¾ in x 14 9/16 in x 3 ¼ in (9.53 cm x 36.99 cm x 8.25 cm)
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A great, claw-shaped wave which almost swampes the boats dominates the scene, . The Mount Fuji appears in the distance and seems much smaller compared to the waves. In the upper left-hand corner, the artist inscribed the title of the work along with his signature.
Katsushika Hokusai [DELETE]
36 Views of Mt. Fuji: The Great Wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura)
color woodblock print on paper
10 1/16 in. x 14 13/16 in. ( 25.6 cm x 37.6 cm )
Bequest of Margaret Watson Parker
Landscape painting with white mountain peak in center background, body of water in foreground, and a Native American encampment to left.
John Stanley
Mount Hood from The Dalles
oil on canvas
62 in x 96 ½ in (157.48 cm x 245.11 cm);62 in x 96 ½ in (157.48 cm x 245.11 cm)
Gift of Mrs. Edith Stanley Bayles and the late Mrs. Jane C. Stanley

Six images for Erickson Elementary in Ypsilanti. 


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