Chiura Obata’s Lake Basin in the High Sierra

Selected Artworks from Chiura Obata: American Modern

A watercolor image of a lake with mountains in the background.

Chiura Obata, Lake Basin in the High Sierra, 1930, color woodcut on paper, 11 3/8 x 15 5/8 inches, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Obata Family, 2000.76.25, © 1989, Lillian Yuri Kodani.