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Square with Bucolic Landscape

Square with Bucolic Landscape

At the center of this finely woven square, a dancing shepherd wearing an animal-skin exomis (a short tunic fastened at the shoulder worn for exercise, riding, or labor) holds in the air what may be a libation v... more

Square with Putti in a Nilotic Landscape

Square with Putti in a Nilotic Landscape

Images of the fertility of the Nile were popular in Coptic Egyptian art. Here, playful putti ride a crocodile and swim among abundant fish, birds, and lotus flowers. Attributed to Egypt, Akhmim (former Panopolis)

Cup with Figures in a Landscape

Cup with Figures in a Landscape

The chalice-like shape of this vessel derives from Western prototypes while the lush decoration on its interior surface is typically Chinese: figures in a landscape, elegant floral scrolls, and birds flying aga... more

Landscape in the style of Fan Kuan

Landscape in the style of Fan Kuan

Once considered a work of the Ming period (1368–1644), this monumental landscape in the style of Fan Kuan can be dated stylistically to the twelfth century. A mountainscape built up in three stages, the paintin... more

Pillow with Landscape Scenes

Pillow with Landscape Scenes

Known for their pillows, members of the Zhang family are among the few potters/painters whose names are recorded in Chinese ceramic history. Zhang Family Workshop Jin (1115–1234)–Yuan (1271–1368) dynasty

Winter Landscape

Winter Landscape

Unidentified Artist Song dynasty (960–1279

Sakyamuni and Attendant Bodhisattvas in a Landscape

Sakyamuni and Attendant Bodhisattvas in a Landscape

This painting stands midway between the hieratic icons employed in formal temple ceremonies and the informal images that served Chan (or Zen) monks as personal devotional images for use in meditation. The intim... more

Landscape with great pine

Landscape with great pine

The reductionist transformation from Northern Song monumental landscapes to symbolic images of single rocks and trees is complete with the work of Ma Lin. Ma's painting turns away from the realism of earlier So... more

Landscape in the Style of Yan Wengui and Fan Kuan

Landscape in the Style of Yan Wengui and Fan Kuan

Couched in the Northern Song idioms of Yan Wengui (active ca. 970–1030) and Fan Kuan (active ca. 990–1030), this small landscape by Zhao Yuan exemplifies late Yuan and early Ming scholar painting in which ancie... more

Tiered Box with Scholar-Official in a Landscape

Tiered Box with Scholar-Official in a Landscape

This unusual box is difficult to date precisely. The use of gold in the background is uncommon and suggests that the box was particularly valuable. The shallow carving of the scholar on the top and the dragons ... more

Dragons and Landscape

Dragons and Landscape

This scroll presents a view of undulating billows and a rocky shoreline where several gnarled trees cling to a bare cliff. To the left of the trees two dragons appear amid the clouds and inky darkness. The drag... more

Tray with Figures in a Landscape

Tray with Figures in a Landscape

The two gentlemen on horseback and their attendants are presumably traveling to join the four figures drinking beneath the pine tree at top. The crane standing near the attendants serving wine and the deer rest... more

Textile with a Forested Landscape

Textile with a Forested Landscape

One of the finest surviving examples of its type, this spectacular full-length cloth is composed of a series of stylized but still identifiable interlocking trees that form a densely forested landscape. A numbe... more

Landscape after a poem by Wang Wei

Landscape after a poem by Wang Wei

Tang Di was one of the first southern scholar-artists to revive the Northern Song landscape traditions of the tenth and eleventh centuries, and this composition is typical of the many large-scale works he produ... more

Rocky Landscape with Pines

Rocky Landscape with Pines

A native of Suzhou, Zhang Xun maintained a peripatetic existence, supporting himself through tutoring and painting. Contemporaries note that he was widely learned, good at literary compositions, and an excellen... more

Landscape

Landscape

Unidentified Artist Ming (1368–1644) or Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Landscape

Landscape

Attributed to Kano Motonobu (Japan, ca. 1476–1559) Muromachi period (1392–1573)

Landscape

Landscape

Attributed to Shubun (Japanese, active ca. 1414) Muromachi period (1392–1573)

Rainy Landscape with Travelers

Rainy Landscape with Travelers

Three figures crossing a small bridge in the foreground, including a monk and an attendant, occupy a minute portion of the vast landscape in this painting. Demanding attention are the steep, soaring mountains, ... more

Landscape

Landscape

Attributed to Shubun (Japanese, active ca. 1414) Muromachi period (1392–1573)

Misty Landscape

Misty Landscape

Unidentified Artist Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Landscape for Zhao Yipeng

Landscape for Zhao Yipeng

After Tang Yin (Chinese, 1470–1524) Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

River Landscape After Xia Gui

River Landscape After Xia Gui

Unidentified Artist Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

River Landscape after Xia Gui

River Landscape after Xia Gui

Unidentified Artist Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Saint Sebastian in a Landscape

Saint Sebastian in a Landscape

This sheet is evidence of Andrea Mantegna’s influence on artists inFerrara. The pose of Saint Sebastian and the winding road atleft are derived from his paintings of the same subject (nowin Paris and Vienna). A... more

Landscape from BL Eg 1070, f. 45

Landscape from BL Eg 1070, f. 45

Historiated initial of a landscape, with partial foliate border carried by an angel; added emblematic sails with René d'Anjou's motto ('En Dieu en soit') Image taken from f. 45 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('... more

Landscape from BL Eg 1070, f. 39

Landscape from BL Eg 1070, f. 39

Historiated initial of a landscape, with partial foliate border carried by an angel; added emblematic sails with René d'Anjou's motto ('En Dieu en soit') Image taken from f. 39 of Book of Hours, Use of Paris ('... more

Portrait medal of Cecilia Gonzaga (obverse); Innocence and a Unicorn in a Moonlit Landscape (reverse)

Portrait medal of Cecilia Gonzaga (obverse); Innocence and a Unicorn i...

Active in Verona and the Italian courts, the celebrated master Pisanello left behind a significant legacy, including a large corpus of drawings and several paintings. He was also the inventor of the commemorati... more

Landscape with Pavilion

Landscape with Pavilion

賢江祥啓筆山水図Landscape with PavilionKenkō Shōkei (active ca. 1478 – after 1523)Inscribed by Tōgen Zuisen (1430-1489) A Chinese gentleman lounges against the parapet of a remote lakeside pavilion, his gaze captured b... more

Landscape (recto); Landscape (verso)

Landscape (recto); Landscape (verso)

Discovered by George Goldner at auction in 1992, this view of wooded hills descending toward a river is an extremely rare example of a landscape drawing by the artist, and is drawn in a delicate chiaroscuro tec... more

Landscape of the Four Seasons

Landscape of the Four Seasons

Inspired by Chinese landscape scrolls in which the mind travels through time and space along rivers and mountain paths, this monumental landscape transforms an interior into a vast space for imaginary wandering... more

Splashed-Ink Landscape

Splashed-Ink Landscape

This evocative painting by Bokushō is a variation on a celebrated landscape in the haboku (splashed-ink) technique by the great master Sesshū Tōyō (1420–1506), which is now in the Tokyo National Museum. The tec... more

Lion (Chi'lin) in a Landscape
Youthful Falconers in a Landscape
Textile Fragment Depicting a Figure in a Landscape

Textile Fragment Depicting a Figure in a Landscape

This group of four fragments depicts a courtier holding a wine cup amid cypresses, flowering trees and varied wildlife, a popular theme in Iranian decorative arts. The design features a seamless repeat pattern,... more

Winter Landscape

Winter Landscape

Little is known about the Nanjing artist Jiang Song except that he descended from a family of imperial physicians and officials but chose to support himself as a professional painter. Concentrating on a limited... more

Landscape

Landscape

Hans Bol (Netherlandish, Mechelen 1534–1593 Amsterdam)

Landscape with Two Pilgrims Walking Along a Road

Landscape with Two Pilgrims Walking Along a Road

Attributed to Pieter Balten (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1526/27–1584 Antwerp)

Landscape with Two Seated Figures

Landscape with Two Seated Figures

Imitator of Domenico Campagnola (Venice, ca. 1500–1699)

Landscape

Landscape

On a moonlit night, a small boat carries its passengers toward a thatched lakeside pavilion as a bank of mist rolls through the craggy mountains. The faint traces of two seals on the lower left side of the scro... more

Landscape of the Four Seasons

Landscape of the Four Seasons

Unkoku Tōgan (Japanese, 1547–1618) Momoyama period (1573–1615)

Landscape of the Four Seasons (Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers)

Landscape of the Four Seasons (Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang River...

Vast landscapes on screens and sliding doors set a serene and contemplative mood in Muromachi-period mansions and temples. The painting depicts the Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers. Enlarged and unified... more

Cottages in a Rocky Landscape

Cottages in a Rocky Landscape

Circle of Wolfgang Huber (German, Feldkirch/Vorarlberg ca. 1485/90–1553 Passau)

Dragon in a Landscape

Dragon in a Landscape

Attributed to Turkey

Imaginary Hilly Landscape with Ruins

Imaginary Hilly Landscape with Ruins

Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century

Daoist Immortals in a Landscape

Daoist Immortals in a Landscape

This painting invites the viewer to follow a mountain path across a stone arch and into a magical realm where herb gatherers dressed in garments of leaves and grass mingle with robed gentlemen engaged in schola... more

Landscape with Rocky Precipice

Landscape with Rocky Precipice

Sesson Shūkei (ca. 1504–ca. 1589) Muromachi period (1392–1573)

Hilly Landscape with River, Bridge and Houses with Two Figures at Left

Hilly Landscape with River, Bridge and Houses with Two Figures at Left

Attributed to Joos de Momper the Younger (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1564–1635 Antwerp)

Mountainous Landscape

Mountainous Landscape

Denis van Alsloot (Brussels, before 1573–1625/26 Brussels)

Mountainous Landscape

Mountainous Landscape

Tobias Verhaecht (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1561–1631 Antwerp)

Landscape with a Walled City and a Large Body of Water

Landscape with a Walled City and a Large Body of Water

Circle of Matthijs Cock (Netherlandish, ca. 1509/10–1540/48 Antwerp)

River Landscape with Wagons on a Road near a Village

River Landscape with Wagons on a Road near a Village

Joos de Momper the Younger (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1564–1635 Antwerp)

Man on a Donkey in a Landscape

Man on a Donkey in a Landscape

Anonymous, Netherlandish, 16th century

Flora (recto); Mountainous Landscape with Buildings (verso)

Flora (recto); Mountainous Landscape with Buildings (verso)

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Landscape

Landscape

Hans Bol (Netherlandish, Mechelen 1534–1593 Amsterdam)

Lovers (Venus and Adonis ?) in a landscape

Lovers (Venus and Adonis ?) in a landscape

The lovers’ entwined legs (and the presence of Cupid) imply amorous attachment, while their arms—hers restraining, his gesticulating—denote conflict, as Venus entreats Adonis not to go after the wild boar that ... more

Landscape

Landscape

Unidentified Artist Ming (1368–1644) or Qing (1644–1911) dynasty

Dish with Figures in a Landscape, probably a Scene from the Romance of the West Chamber ( Xixiang Ji )

Dish with Figures in a Landscape, probably a Scene from the Romance of...

The scene on this dish, which shows a gentlewoman, her maid, and two young attendants walking toward a young man hiding near a pavilion on a moonlight evening, suggests a romantic tryst. It may derive from Roma... more

Incense holder with scholars in a landscape

Incense holder with scholars in a landscape

The ubiquitous motif of scholars enjoying a remote landscape is elegantly carved on the surface of this incense holder. The openwork decoration facilitates the release of fragrance from incense sticks burning i... more

Landscape

Landscape

This mist-shrouded pine grove where temple rooflines are faintly visible is a set motif that signals one scene, Evening Bell from the Distant Temple, from a classic series of landscape vignettes, Eight Views of... more

Landscape with Mercury Holding Argus's Head

Landscape with Mercury Holding Argus's Head

Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, Antwerp ca. 1510–1570 Antwerp)

The Prophet Daniel in a Landscape

The Prophet Daniel in a Landscape

Hendrick Goltzius (Netherlandish, Mühlbracht 1558–1617 Haarlem)

Fantastic Landscape with Figures Crossing a Bridge

Fantastic Landscape with Figures Crossing a Bridge

Lancelot Blondeel (Flemish, Poperinghe 1498–1561 Bruges)

Italian Landscape

Italian Landscape

Cornelis Cort (Netherlandish, Hoorn ca. 1533–1578 Rome)

Skeleton Hanging from a Tree in a Landscape

Skeleton Hanging from a Tree in a Landscape

Paul Bril (Netherlandish, Breda (?) 1553/54–1626 Rome)

Prince Swooning and Two Ladies in a Landscape
Cup with Figures in a Landscape

Cup with Figures in a Landscape

Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Landscape

Landscape

This screen was originally the right half of a pair. Mountains enclose a vast lake, which presumably extended across the left screen (now missing) in a conventional landscape composition. The dynamic mountain a... more

Landscape with Birds

Landscape with Birds

Unidentified Artist Ming dynasty (1368–1644)

Sleeping shepherdess in a moonlit landscape

Sleeping shepherdess in a moonlit landscape

Gems carved with highly pictorial evocations of nature by the great virtuoso Alessandro Masnago were eagerly sought by collectors, particularly Emperor Rudolf II in Prague. The thoroughgoing artistry with which... more

Landscape with Figure

Landscape with Figure

This sketch is an important early example of landscape in Italian art. The composition, including a figure in the foreground (in this case, perhaps Saint Jerome) and a distant village set into a vast landscape,... more

Landscape with Buildings (recto); Studies for a Flagellation (verso)

Landscape with Buildings (recto); Studies for a Flagellation (verso)

Anonymous, Italian, 16th century (Italian, active Central Italy, ca. 1550–1580)

Mountainous Landscape with Town

Mountainous Landscape with Town

Tobias Verhaecht (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1561–1631 Antwerp)

Wooded Landscape with Stag Hunt

Wooded Landscape with Stag Hunt

Tobias Verhaecht (Netherlandish, Antwerp 1561–1631 Antwerp)

Landscape with Saint Christopher and Male Monastic Saint (recto); Victory Crowning a Warrior, and Two Other Figures (verso).
The Virgin and Child with Saint Elizabeth and John the Baptist in a landscape, St Joseph at the left

The Virgin and Child with Saint Elizabeth and John the Baptist in a la...

Jacopo de' Barbari (Italian, active Venice by 1497–died by 1516 Mechelen or Brussels)

The Virgin and Child Crowned by Two Angels above a Landscape (landscape trimmed out)

The Virgin and Child Crowned by Two Angels above a Landscape (landscap...

Albrecht Dürer (German, Nuremberg 1471–1528 Nuremberg)

Saint John the Baptist standing in landscape, figures and buildings in the backgroud

Saint John the Baptist standing in landscape, figures and buildings in...

Giulio Campagnola (Italian, Padua ca. 1482–ca. 1515/18 Venice)

Two Satyrs in a Landscape

Two Satyrs in a Landscape

Form and expression are brought here into full harmony to create one of the great and rare examples of Venetian Renaissance drawing. Only 35 to 40 drawings attributable to Titian are extant, although he was a t... more

Dead landscape from BL Arundel 317, ff. 24v-25

Dead landscape from BL Arundel 317, ff. 24v-25

Miniature with a dead landscape, at the beginning of Philippus Albericus's De mortis effectibus, on the facing page a brief prose letter addressed to Joachim Bretoner. Image taken from ff. 24v-25 of Tabula Cebe... more

Dead landscape from BL Arundel 317, f. 25

Dead landscape from BL Arundel 317, f. 25

Miniature with a dead landscape. Image taken from f. 25 of Tabula Cebetis, De mortis effectibus and other poems. Written in Latin.

The fate of an evil tongue; seven putti stand around an anvil on which they hammer a tongue, landscape and architecture behind

The fate of an evil tongue; seven putti stand around an anvil on which...

Nicoletto da Modena (Italian, Modena, active ca. 1500–ca. 1520)

The fate of an evil tongue; seven putti stand around an anvil on which they hammer a tongue, landscape and architecture behind

The fate of an evil tongue; seven putti stand around an anvil on which...

Nicoletto da Modena (Italian, Modena, active ca. 1500–ca. 1520)

Landscape (Wooded Approach to a Town)

Landscape (Wooded Approach to a Town)

Dated about 1508, this drawing can be considered among the earliest pure landscape studies in European art. Confining himself to the use of pen and ink, Fra Bartolomeo employed a great variety of strokes, from ... more

Joint Landscape

Joint Landscape

Shen Zhou, the quintessential Ming scholar-amateur painter, preferred to live in retirement rather than risk the vicissitudes of government service. He devoted much of his later life to an exploration of the br... more

Young shepherd seated in a landscape looking toward an old man in the lower right, buildings in the background and a tree and mountain at left

Young shepherd seated in a landscape looking toward an old man in the ...

Giulio Campagnola (Italian, Padua ca. 1482–ca. 1515/18 Venice)

Medor and  Angelica from Lodovico Ariosto's 'Orlando Furioso' or Venus and Adonis embracing, set within a landscape

Medor and Angelica from Lodovico Ariosto's 'Orlando Furioso' or Venus...

Marcantonio Raimondi (Italian, Argini (?) ca. 1480–before 1534 Bologna (?))

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a harnessed lion, a landscape in the background

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a ...

Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)

Two Seated Figures in a Landscape with Mountains and a Town (recto); Sketch of a Landscape with Mountains and Buildings (verso)
The Virgin and Child with Eight Angels in a Landscape

The Virgin and Child with Eight Angels in a Landscape

Hans Baldung (called Hans Baldung Grien) (German, Schwäbisch Gmünd (?) 1484/85–1545 Strasbourg (Strassburg))

Saint Barbara in a Landscape

Saint Barbara in a Landscape

Anonymous, Swiss, 16th Century (?)

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a harnessed lion, a landscape in the background

Fortitude in profile view walking toward a fire at left and leading a ...

Marco Dente (Italian, Ravenna, active by 1515–died 1527 Rome)

Nude woman (Venus) reclining in a landscape

Nude woman (Venus) reclining in a landscape

Domenico Campagnola (Italian, Venice (?) 1500–1564 Padua)