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Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Painting

Portage Painting

Date: 1856 

Description: "After painting a number of Fox River scenes, "the artists continued their way to Fond du Lac, at the south end of Lake Winnebago, where they found some mo...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: View from the second story of the Salesianum, the residence of Dr. Salzmann. The view includes Lake Michigan, the Milwaukee shoreline, and some of the nume...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: A view of the Synagogue with a one-horse carriage in the foreground. Hölzlhuber occupied the position of organist and choirmaster for this congregation unt...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the Catholic Cathedral in Milwaukee, with well-dressed pedestrians strolling on the street. Hölzlhuber was choirmaster here between 1856 an...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Seifert's watercolor is fairly large, measuring 27" wide by 21" high, and provides a detailed depiction of a nineteenth century Wisconsin farm. The small s...

Painting

A Winter Day

Date:  date unknown

Description: On the right, the farmer in his sheepskin coat drives a horsedrawn sled loaded with milk cans to the cheese factory. A blanket is covering the cans to prev...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Horse-drawn wagons, also known as milk buggies, dropping off cans of milk at the country cheese factory during summer.

Painting

Maple Sugaring

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two men work at running sap from maple trees. Buckets are hanging beneath the sap spouts or "spiles" inserted into holes drilled in the trees. A team of ho...

Date: 1911 

Description: View along dirt path in a park. There is a soldier's monument in the background just beyond trees, and a brick building on the left.

Date: 1882 ca.

Description: The magnificent Newhall House, a hotel that dwarfed the neighboring buildings, opened in 1857. Hölzlhuber completed this sketch for the Neue illustriert...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Hölzlhuber located this farm at about three German miles from Stevens Point. The region's soil was quite fertile. A wooden dwelling house stood in the mids...

Painting

Silo Filling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...

Painting

Haying Time

Date:  date unknown

Description: A farm boy is riding the "hay-fork horse" as the farmer is loading hay into the barn during haying time in July.

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

Date: 1952 

Description: Watercolor painting of a Wolff-Kubly & Hirsig building (the site of the current Wisconsin Historical Museum) under construction.

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Painting

Corn Shredding

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two farm workers in the righthand foreground toss a corn bundle up to the horsedrawn corn shredding machine to be shredded. To the left, a man loads feed c...

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Description: Germania Building with streetcars, automobiles, and pedestrians on the south side of W. Wells Street between N. Plankinton Avenue and N. 2nd Street.

Painting

Lake Monona

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of Lake Monona from asylum grounds or Governor's Island. On the far shoreline is Madison and the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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