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Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Oil on paper painting of a black butterfly by Alfred Bierstadt. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, the...
Date: 1900 before
Description: Holy card with watercolor of a wreath of white flowers encircling an open book resting on a cross and crown of thorns.
Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.
Description: Watercolor painting of boats and sailboats on Lake Mendota, looking towards Maple Bluff, perhaps from Governor's Island or Rocky Roost.
Description: Jean Nicolet (1598-1642) was the first European to see Wisconsin and was a prominent French explorer who, for many years, lived among the Indians of Quebec...
Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...
Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona.
Description: Watercolor painting of a man operating a sickle-bar mower, pulled by two horses. Cows, a large house, and rolling hills are in the background. The painti...
Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona, with trees in the background and wetlands in the foreground.
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