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Grasshopper

Qi Baishi (Ch'i Pai-shih)

The painting depicts a grasshopper resting on the leaves. The artist signed his pen name, A-chih, and sealed his pen names, Pai-shih mountain hermit, and Pai-shih hermit.

(1864 - 1957)

20th century

circa 1920-1935

1949/1.201

ink on rice paper

rank 13.31420

animals and creatures

arthropods

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

insects

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plant components

settlements and landscapes

trees (components)

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

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Tsuba (sword guard) with eight family crests

Artist Unknown, Japan

Circular tsuba, made of iron. Inside an exterior circle, eight smaller circles are placed with the same spacing. The eight circles are connected to the exterior circle as well as to the three center holes where kôgai, blade, and kozuka are placed. Each of the eight circles have a different family crests. The openwork technique seen here is called "marubori" (round carving). The surface is slightly textured by minute stippling.

19th century

19th century

1978/2.7

iron and gold

rank 12.64953

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

design elements

edged weapon components

heraldic motifs

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

motifs

natural landscapes

plant components

settlements and landscapes

trees (components)

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

weapon components

woody plants

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Tsuba (sword guard) with design of three pawlownia crests and vines

Kinai School

This small, flat metal piece has a circular shape and an openwork design. It has a triangular shaped sword hole in the center, flanked by two other holes, which are filled with shakudô (copper-gold alloy). The sword hole is mended with gold. Three crests, consisting of pawlownia leaves and flowers, are interconnected with vines. There are some abrasions on the center oval shape around the sword hole. The surface is slightly textured by minute stippling. The outer rim is slightly elevated from the inner design. This openwork carving technique is called "marubori" (round carving).

17th century - 19th century

18th century

circa 1750

1978/2.4

iron, gold and shakudô (copper-gold alloy)

rank 12.48400

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

design elements

edged weapon components

heraldic motifs

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

motifs

natural landscapes

plant components

plants

settlements and landscapes

trees (components)

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

weapon components

woody plants

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Tsuba (sword guard) with chrysanthemum and butterfly design

Artist Unknown, Japan

The flat iron plate with quatrefoil design. It has three holes: one for blade (middle) flanked by oval-shape hole (for kougai) and oval with bump shape (for kozuka). Chrysanthemums, autumn grass and a rock are carved on lower-right side; a butterfly is descending toward the flowers. Gold inlays are applied to the flowers, grass, part of the rock, and butterfly. The surface is finely granulated by etching (“ishime-ji”).

18th century

18th century

1978/2.11

iron with gold inlays

rank 12.10608

animals and creatures

arthropods

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

edged weapon components

flowers (plants)

herbaceous plants

insects

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

weapon components

woody plants

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Tsuba (sword guard) with design of blowfish, shrimp and plant

Seishinsai

This small, flat piece made of light brown brass (called "sentoku" in Japanese) has a round diamond shape. It has a triangular shaped hole in the center and another round hole on one side. Artist’s name is signed between the two holes. The surface is slightly concaved from the rim. The front has relief design of a shrimp, blowfish, and bamboo branch. On the back, there are designs of a spiral shell, a barnacle, and water drops. The sea motifs are inlayed with gold, silver, copper, and shakudô (copper-gold alloy).

19th century

19th century

1978/2.3

brass with gold, silver, copper, and shakudô (copper-gold alloy) inlays

rank 11.89723

animals and creatures

arthropods

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

crustaceans

edged weapon components

edged weapons

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

weapon components

weapons

weapons and ammunition

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National Treasure Red Gate (Kokuhô Sekimon), from "Memories of Tokyo" (Tôkyô kaikô zue)

Maeda Masao

This print depicts the National Treasure Red Gate, from the series "Memories of Tokyo."

1904 - 1974

20th century

1945

2004/1.112

color woodblock print on paper

rank 11.73652

architectural elements

asia (continent)

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

gates and gate components

gateway components

gateways and gateway components

geographic and political locations

japan (nation)

kanto (region)

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

openings (architectural elements)

openings and opening components

openings by form

plants

settlements and landscapes

tokyo (metropolis)

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Untitled [Woodpeckers perched on the side of a tree]

Kawano Kaoru

This print, as the title indicates, portrays woodpeckers percehed on the side of a tree.

1916 - 1965

20th century

mid 20th century

1998/2.25

color woodblock print on paper

rank 11.47541

animals and creatures

asia (continent)

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

geographic and political locations

heads

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

the human body

upper body

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

wood and wood products

woody plants

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Goldweight

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a stylized plant, possibly part of a male inflorescence of the oil palm.

20th century

1900-1985

1997/1.447

brass

rank 11.19555

africa (continent)

buildings and the land

geographic and political locations

goldweights

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

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Cathedral Ruins, Mexico

Don Worth

Black and white image of an arched walkway that has been filled in with stone and concrete. There are trees and foliage above and below.

1924-2009

1972

2013/1.294

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 11.15429

arches and arch components

architectural elements

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

plants

rock

rock by form

settlements and landscapes

spanning and projecting structural elements

structural elements

structural elements and structural element components

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Poet's (Conrad Aiken) Garden, New York City

André Kertész

A decapitated sculpture of a human head sits peacefully atop a stone pile. In the front of the photo stretches a stem bursting with floral blooms while flora and fauna seep out rom the cracks of the rocks in the foreground.

1894-1985

20th century

1950

2000/2.16

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 11.11820

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

objects we use

rock

rock by form

sculpture

sculpture by subject type

settlements and landscapes

the human body

upper body

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

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San Francisco, CA

Chuck Bowman

Man holding a camera, wearing khakis, one leg up against a wall. The wall is shot is on an angle, view of the sidewalk.

20th century

2013/2.197

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 11.09263

architectural elements

buildings and the land

circulation elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by function

plants

roads

roads by form

settlements and landscapes

stair components

stairs and stair components

steps and step components

transportation spaces

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Man Working

Rudiger Berlit

Man leaning over in a field, working.

1883-1939

late 19th century - early 20th century

2014/2.217

black crayon on Japan paper

rank 11.07376

building divisions

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

people

people (agents)

people and culture

people by gender

plants

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by function

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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St. Giles-in-the-Fields

James McNeill Whistler

The south flank of a church is seen through the branches of leafless trees. A central tower over the entrance dominates the upper portion of the composition. In the foreground, a curving rail indicates a path leading up to the side of the building; seated just to the left of the church are several people seated on a park bench.

1834-1903

19th century

1896

1954/1.465

transfer lithograph with stumping on printed on laid paper

rank 11.03336

architectural elements

architecture

buildings and the land

churches

components

components and systems

components by specific context

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

open spaces and site elements

openings (architectural elements)

openings and opening components

openings by form

places of worship

plants

settlements and landscapes

site elements

the natural world

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

windows and window components

woody plants

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Chez Mondrian (Mondrian's studio in Paris)

André Kertész

A flower is perched inside a vase that rests upon a wooden table. Behind it begins the start of a curved staircase.

1894-1985

20th century

1926

1976/2.14

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 11.01807

architectural elements

building divisions

buildings and the land

circulation elements

components

components and systems

components by specific context

containers

containers by form

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

rooms and spaces

rooms and spaces by location or context

settlements and landscapes

stairs and stair components

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

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Landscape

Katsushika Hokusai

The print features a mountain, the edge of which creates a diagonal. A few plants are shown at the base of the mountain, and behind the mountain the sky is depicted with the colors of blue and white. The artist inscribed several calligraphic characters on the upper right-hand corner, which says "a scenery of the mountain and the water in the evening. (?)"

1760 - 1849

19th century

1st half of the 19th century

1954/1.469

color woodblock print on paper

rank 10.91601

upward

buildings and the land

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Landscape

Katsushika Hokusai

The print features a mountain, the edge of which creates a diagonal. A few plants are shown at the base of the mountain, and behind the mountain the sky is depicted with the colors of blue and white. The artist inscribed several calligraphic characters on the upper right-hand corner, which says "a scenery of the mountain and the water in the evening. (?)"

1760 - 1849

19th century

1st half of the 19th century

1954/1.470

color woodblock print on paper

rank 10.91601

upward

buildings and the land

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Landscape with Bamboo Grove and Building Perched at Summit

Yamamoto Baiitsu

Green cloth background with mountain landscape. Mountain top protrudes to the left with a forest in the foreground.

1783-1856

1842

2014/2.246

ink on paper, silk backing

rank 10.91601

upward

buildings and the land

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Landscape with Mountains and Bridge

Okada Beisanjin

Brown and gold colored cloth background with an image of a landscape of a mountain and trees.

late 19th century - early 20th century

2014/2.255

ink on paper, silk and paper backing

rank 10.91601

upward

buildings and the land

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Wild Ginger (Asarum candense), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

A close-up image of wild ginger growing at the base of a tree. The green of the leaves are contrasted with the dark and rough texture of the tree bark.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.5

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 10.91060

buildings and the land

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Blossoming Prunus Branch, after Wang Yüan-chang (Wang Mien)

Yamamoto Baiitsu

The prunus branch depicted by Baiitsu makes use of the long vertical form provided by the hanging scroll format. The branch enters the visual field from the top right, and curves downward toward the bottom of the scroll. On either side of the branch are sections of calligraphic text.

1783-1856

19th century

1847

1970/2.156

hanging scroll, ink on paper

rank 10.80960

biological components

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

herbaceous plants

image-making processes and techniques

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

paintings

paintings by form

plant components

plants

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

scroll paintings

settlements and landscapes

trees (components)

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

visual works

visual works by medium or technique

woody plants

writing (processes)

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Landscape: Dunes

Max Liebermann

A landscape is portrayed with shrubbery at the forefront and buildings on the horizon.

1847-1935

19th-20th century

1847-1935

1964/2.153

black crayon on white paper

rank 10.71098

buildings and the land

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

Full Record: x-1962-sl-1.93/1962_1.93.JPG

Blue-and-white vase with large floral designs

Artist Unknown, Korea

It has a long, thin neck and flat oval body. The wide foot is rather shallow but deeply recessed on the underside. The entire of surface is decorated with peony blossom design printed in cobalt blue sigment.

20th century

1392-1910

1962/1.93

porcelain with blue underglaze painting

rank 10.69416

buildings and the land

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

shrubs

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.197/2012_2_197.JPG

View of a Hilltown

Pierre Antoine Patel

This pen and ink and wash drawing depicts a view of a town amidst a hilly landscape. A dog stands atop a hill and looks toward a body of water in the midground. A cluster of buildings are scattered throughout the composition. The central building has a large arched portico. Clouds of smoke appear to be billowing out of buildings.

1648-1707

2012/2.197

pen and brown and black ink grey wash over red chalk on thin laid paper laid down on medium laid paper

rank 10.69416

buildings and the land

descriptors

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

object genres

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.199/2014_2.199.JPG

Blue Bird

Marian Spore Bush

An orange and yellow sky with a large blue peacock and orange snake. There is a large grey tree on the right hand side with green grass below.

1878-1946

circa 1930

2014/2.199

oil on canvas

rank 10.69416

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plants

reptiles

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.274/2013_2.274.JPG

Window Ledge with Plants

Ilse Bing

Stone window ledge exterior with various clay pots and plants. Lace curtain hanging on one side of the window.

American, born Germany, 1899/1900-1998

1947; printed circa 1960

2013/2.274

early gelatin silver print on paper

rank 10.68582

additive and joining processes and techniques

architectural elements

assembling

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

descriptors

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

openings (architectural elements)

openings and opening components

openings by form

plants

processes and techniques

processes and techniques by specific type

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

windows and window components

woody plants

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Near Rome (Environs de Rome)

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

The foreground is trees which frame, in the distance, a church-like structure. On the right are two tree trunks with little foliage. The left side from the bottom and halfway up is darkened area. There are 3 distinguishable trees near the center of the image that are full of foliage. Just to the right of those trees is a tree just as big as the church-like structure.

1796-1875

19th century

1866

1930.7

etching on paper

rank 10.68180

downward

architecture

buildings and the land

descriptors

inorganic material

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by shape or position

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Biyakugoji, Nara

Saitô Kiyoshi

The composition has a wide path in the middle heading into the background, with buildings on eiher side and three telephone poles in the middle. The top of a tree can be seen over the buildings in the top left of the scene. The front center portion of the pathway has some darker horizontal marks, and a dark figure is on the pathway in the center right of the composition.

(active 1907 - 1997)

20th century

1963

1986/2.68

color woodblock print on paper

rank 10.64939

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

infrastructural elements

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

open spaces

open spaces and site elements

open spaces by function

people and culture

physical activities

physical activities by general context

plants

roads

roads by form

settlements and landscapes

system components

transportation spaces

utilities components

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Cicada on a Willow Branch

Zhang Wendao (Chang Wen-tao)

A cicada perches on a willow branch.

1764-1814

19th century

1805

1981/2.132A

fan mounted as an album leaf, ink and color on mica-coated paper

rank 10.62421

animals and creatures

arthropods

buildings and the land

deciduous trees

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2013-sl-1.233/2013_1_233.JPG

Tree in Slot Canyon, Utah

Daniel Anderson

Tree growing inside of a canyon.

2002

2013/1.233

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 10.61865

buildings and the land

fluvial landforms

landforms

landforms and landform components

landforms by formation process

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Equisetum hiemale, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.5

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Achillea umbellata, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.6

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Struthiopteris germanica, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.7

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Ptelea trifoliata, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.8

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Adiantum pedatum, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.9

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Aristolochia clematitis, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.10

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Taraxacum officinalis, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.11

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.12/2014_2.12.JPG

Symphytum officinale, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.12

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Papaver, from "Urformen der Kunst"

Karl Blossfeldt

1865-1932

published 1929

2014/2.13

photogravure on paper

rank 10.60572

layout features

buildings and the land

components

components and systems

components by specific context

herbaceous plants

illustrations

illustrations by subject type

images and ornament

information artifacts

information artifacts by physical form

information form components

information forms

landscapes (environments)

layout features

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Monkeys by a Waterfall (pair with 1986/2.61.2)

Mori Sosen

Two monkeys are seen at the base of a waterfall. They are painted in soft shades of gray and sit among plants. The monkey on the right fidgits with its hands, while the other looks over its shoulder at the waterfall.

(Nagasaki or Nishinomiya, 1747 - 1821)

19th century

1807-1821

1986/2.61.1

Hanging scroll, ink and color on paper

rank 10.59807

animals and creatures

bodies of water and components of bodies of water

buildings and the land

coating (material)

coating by form

components of bodies of water

descriptors

landscapes (environments)

mammals

materials

materials by function

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

Travelling in Autumn Mountains: Landscape in the style of Guo Xi (Kuo Hsi)

Artist Unknown, China

A group of travellers moves along a path at the foot of the mountains that grow upward, dominating the majority of the pictoral space. The common technique using small black dots occurs throughout the painting, accenting mountain edges, tree branches and roots. A building can be seen peeking out from behind the mountains in the lower portion of hte painting.

16th century

16th century

2002/2.354

hanging scroll, ink on silk

rank 10.58234

upward

buildings and the land

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

geography

landforms

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landforms by shape or position

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by function

plants

settlements and landscapes

the natural world

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Hat for an Elephant Costume

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamileke

20th century

20th century

1997/1.344

cloth with multi-colored beadwork

rank 10.56490

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

mammals

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Café Corazza, Paris

James McNeill Whistler

Three arched openings (windows flanking a central door) are obscured by the trunks and foliage of two slender trees positioned in front of the building. Neither the tree trunks nor the building facade are drawn completely down to the ground.

1834-1903

19th century

circa 1892-1893

1954/1.409

etching, printed in black ink on laid Japan tissue, trimmed to platemark

rank 10.54817

scale

architectural elements

architecture

buildings and the land

cityscapes

components

components and systems

components by specific context

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

openings (architectural elements)

openings and opening components

openings by form

plants

settlements

settlements and landscapes

settlements by form

the natural world

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Goldweight in the shape of a seed pod

Artist Unknown, African, Akan-Speaking Peoples, Ghana or Côte d'Ivoire

Goldweight in the shape of a small ball with a short, slightly curved, angular tail or handle attached to it.

Possibly 20th century

1900-1985

1986/2.134

brass

rank 10.50328

africa (continent)

associated concepts

buildings and the land

geographic and political locations

geometric concepts

goldweights

landscapes (environments)

mathematical concepts

natural landscapes

people and culture

scientific concepts

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

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Large Yellow Lady's Slipper (Cypropedium Calceolus, var. pubescens), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

A yellow flower, still not yet in bloom. The flower and its stem, entering the image from the bottom right, are the only plants in focus. The background is made up of out of focus green and brown plants and leaves.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.13

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 10.49997

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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White-tailed Deer (Odocoileus americanus americanus), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

A small pink flower in the middle of dark green foliage.

1917-2009

circa 1950

2014/2.288

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 10.49997

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Imari bowl with blue-and-white lion and peony center, festival drums and flowers on sides

Artist Unknown, Japan

19th century

19th century

2002/2.16

Porcelain, blue underglaze and enamel overglaze

rank 10.49794

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

containers

containers by form

landscapes (environments)

mammals

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

shrubs

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

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Duck and Lotus

Gao Qipei (Kao Ch'i-p'ei)

In this large scroll Gao depicts a duck swimming among aquatic plants in the shade of a cluster of lotus.

(Liaoning, Manchuria, 1660 - 1734)

18th century

circa 1690-1734

1961/1.162

ink and color on silk

rank 10.49402

animals and creatures

birds

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

motifs

natural landscapes

plant-derived motifs

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

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Bird's Nest and Eggs

Keith Carter

Two hands holding a small birds nest with four eggs inside.

b. 1948

1992

2013/2.109

toned gelatin silver print on paper

rank 10.45107

animals and creatures

associated concepts

buildings and the land

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

people and culture

philosophical concepts

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Bird on a branch

Artist Unknown, China

A bird (probably a sparrow) perches among peach blossoms, while singing to welcome the spring.

15th century

circa 1420 - circa 1435

2002/2.353

album leaf, ink and colors on silk

rank 10.43893

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Trillium Sport of Trillium granidflorum, from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

Taken from above, two Trillium blooms. The flower in the upper right is mostly white with strips of green in the center of its petals, while the one in the bottom left is mostly green with tinges of white on the outer edges of its petals.

1917-2009

circa 1950

2012/2.14.15

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 10.43893

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plant communities

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants