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Full Record: x-1949-sl-1.201/1949_1.201.JPG

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 20.43850

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

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.7/1978_2.7.JPG

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 19.19717

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 18.94596

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

Full Record: x-1997-sl-1.447/1997_1.447.JPG

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 18.77982

africa (continent)

buildings and the land

geographic and political locations

goldweights

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.11/1978_2_11_VIEW1.JPG

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 18.71753

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

Full Record: x-1978-sl-2.3/1978_2_3_VIEW1.JPG

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 18.39462

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

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.14.5/2012_2_14_5.JPG

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 18.30183

buildings and the land

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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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 17.96698

buildings and the land

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

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 17.93877

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-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 17.93877

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 17.93877

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-2004-sl-1.112/2004_1_112.JPG

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 17.90667

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

Full Record: x-1998-sl-2.25/1998_2.25.JPG

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 17.89533

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

Full Record: x-1981-sl-2.132a/1981_2.132A.JPG

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 17.82144

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

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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 17.77645

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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 17.77645

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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

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.255/2014_2.255.JPG

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 17.77645

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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

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.246/2014_2.246.JPG

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 17.77645

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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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Hat for an Elephant Costume

Artist Unknown, African, Cameroon, Bamileke

20th century

20th century

1997/1.344

cloth with multi-colored beadwork

rank 17.72195

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

Full Record: x-1986-sl-2.134/1986_2.134.JPG

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 17.61857

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

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.14.13/2012_2_14_13.JPG

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 17.61303

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.288/2014_2.288.JPG

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 17.61303

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2002-sl-2.16/2002_2.16VW1.JPG

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 17.60962

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

Full Record: x-1961-sl-1.162/1961_1.162.JPG

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.

1660-1734

18th century

circa 1690-1734

1961/1.162

ink and color on paper

rank 17.60304

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

Full Record: x-2013-sl-2.109/2013_2.109.JPG

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 17.53100

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

Full Record: x-2002-sl-2.353/2002_2_353.JPG

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 17.51063

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

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.14.15/2012_2_14_15.JPG

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 17.51063

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plant communities

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2012-sl-2.14.17/2012_2_14_17.JPG

Swamp-pink (Arethusa bulbosa), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

Single pink flower stemming from the bottom center of the image. The flower itself remains in focus while the green mosses and brown stems which surround it are out of focus.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.17

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 17.51063

buildings and the land

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plant communities

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2012-sl-1.235/2012_1.235.JPG

Aspen, Echo Basin

Dick Arentz

An empty large basin filled in with grass and trees.

(Detroit, Michigan, 1935 - )

1978

2012/1.235

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 17.45747

buildings and the land

descriptors

inorganic material

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by composition

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-1993-sl-1.44/1993_1.44.JPG

Jar with sgraffiato peony design

Artist Unknown, China

stone ware jar coated with white slip, decorated with a broad band of sgraffiato designs of peony in brown slip

late 11th century

late 11th century

1993/1.44

stoneware with carved decoration on brushed white and brown slips underglaze

rank 17.45747

buildings and the land

containers

containers by form

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

shrubs

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

vessels

woody plants

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.220/2014_2.220.JPG

Landscape Scene

Johan Barthold Jongkind

Trees on a rolling hill, barn in the background. Sky is clear.

1819-1891

19th century

2014/2.220

etching on paper

rank 17.45747

buildings and the land

descriptors

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-1972-sl-2.33/1972_2.33.JPG

Storage jar with inlaid floral designs

Artist Unknown, Korea

It has a wide mouth and a shape which flared out to a generously-sized shoulder, then tapers to a slim lower body. It is a storage jar inlaid chrysanthemum, cloud and crane design.

918-1392

1972/2.33

stoneware with inlaid white and black slip under celadon glaze

rank 17.45747

animals and creatures

birds

buildings and the land

flowers (plants)

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Blue-and-white covered box with chrysanthemum design

Kiln Unknown, Vietnam

A round ceramic box (that is, a bowl with a fitted lid), decorated with chrysanthemum scrolls drawn in blue outline against a blue background. The blue is cobalt pigment painted before the application of a clear glaze.

15th century

15th century

1965/2.60A&B

stoneware with blue underglaze painting

rank 17.45747

buildings and the land

containers by form

flowers (plants)

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2014-sl-2.217/2014_2.217.JPG

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 17.45316

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

Full Record: x-1930.7/1930.7.JPG

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 17.39504

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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

Full Record: x-2013-sl-1.260/2013_1.260.JPG

300-Year Old Louisiana Oak

Sam Stauffer

Large oak tree.

2004

2013/1.260

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 17.38966

buildings and the land

descriptors

design elements

geographic and political locations

landscapes (environments)

motifs

natural landscapes

north and central america (continent)

plant-derived motifs

plants

settlements and landscapes

united states (nation)

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

Full Record: x-2000-sl-2.16/2000_2.16.JPG

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 17.33828

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

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 17.29221

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

Full Record: x-2013-sl-1.294/2013_1.294.JPG

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 17.24593

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

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 17.23308

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buildings and the land

coating (material)

coating by form

descriptors

geography

landforms

landforms and landform components

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

Full Record: x-2009-sl-2.4/2009_2.4A.JPG

Green kimono with white flower designs

Artist Unknown, Japan

Kimono with overall green color and black floral designs in background. Foreground is a larger version of the black floral pattern in white with yellow centers.

Early 20th century

early 20th century

2009/2.4

silk

rank 17.18731

buildings and the land

costume

costume by form

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

main garments

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Indian-pipe (Monotropa uniflora), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

Small white blossom in the bottom left portion of the print. The bloom itself is a long and vertical flower growing on the ground, which is covered in dried leaves. The foreground and the flower are in focus, while the background is dark and out of focus.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.14

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 17.18731

buildings and the land

descriptors

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

An abstracted image of a milkweed plant. Two blossoms in the center, facing opposite directions, create white halo-like shapes around their dark, oblong centers. The bottom of the image has a white streak, while the rest of the print is composed of dark, ink-like background speckled with yellow and reddish out of focus shapes.

1917-2009

circa 1950

2012/2.14.18

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 17.18731

visual arts

artistic concepts

associated concepts

buildings and the land

concepts in the arts

forms of expression

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

people and culture

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

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Indian-pipe (Monotropa uniflora), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

A small cluster of white plants growing out a floor covering of brown leaves.

1917-2009

circa 1950

2014/2.287

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 17.18731

buildings and the land

descriptors

herbaceous plants

landscapes (environments)

materials

materials by origin

natural landscapes

plant material

plants

settlements and landscapes

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants

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Solitary Bird Perched on a Banana Plant

Qi Baishi (Ch'i Pai-shih)

This painting depicts a solitary bird perched on a tropical banana plant. There are inscriptions and signature of the artist on the upper left-hand corner: "A farewell gift for Mr. Katsuizumi, as he goes south. Baishi."

(1864 - 1957)

20th century

circa 1920

1949/1.196

ink on paper

rank 17.18731

animals and creatures

buildings and the land

deciduous trees

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

plants

settlements and landscapes

trees

trees by leaf life

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation 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 17.18213

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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Grass-pink (Calpogon pulchellus), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

Tall, grassy flower with three ink blossoms. The particular blossom is in focus, while in the background other green plants and another pink grass are out of focus.

(1917 - 2009)

circa 1950

2012/2.14.12

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 17.13658

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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Small White Lady's-Slipper (Cypripedium candidum), from "Woodland Portraits"

Jeannette Klute

A small purple and white flower with thin green stems. The background is very dark, almost black.

1917-2009

circa 1950

2014/2.284

vintage dye transfer print on paper

rank 17.13658

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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Succulent: Agave Victoriae-Reginae, Mexico

Don Worth

An overhead view of the center of a flower with dark petals and white tips. The flower encompasses the entire image.

1924-2009

1975; printed 2005

2013/1.296

gelatin silver print on paper

rank 17.13658

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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Ivory snuff bottle with design of peonies and mandarin ducks

Artist Unknown, China

20th century

circa 1875-1925

1980/2.77

ivory with green and white jadeite stopper

rank 17.13321

animals and creatures

birds

buildings and the land

containers

containers by function or context

containers for personal use

containers for smoking and tobacco use

landscapes (environments)

natural landscapes

objects we use

plants

settlements and landscapes

shrubs

vegetation and vegetation components

vegetation components

woody plants