Ishikawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1711–1785). Summer Willow in the Breeze, ca. 1748. Japan; Edo period (1615–1868). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Francis Lathrop Collection, Purchase, Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1911 (JP691)
Hubert Robert (French, 1733–1808). The Swing, 1777–79. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917 (17.190.27) | The image of a woman swinging back and forth on a swing has explicit sexual overtones and is typical of garden scenes in the early eighteenth-century French fêtes galantes tradition, to which Robert's painting belongs.
Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858). Maiko Beach, Harima Province, from the series Views of Famous Places in the Sixty-Odd Provinces, ca. 1853. Japan. Edo period (1615–1868). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Howard Mansfield Collection, Purchase, Rogers Fund, 1936 (JP2509)