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Description: A female model is standing next to a horse painted with polka dots. The reverse side of the horse (unseen) is painted with stripes. Three men, one of them...

Photograph

Les Bentley

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of artist, Lester Bentley, wearing an apron and sitting in his studio holding a brush, a pipe and a painters palette.

Date: 1949-04-07 

Description: "Robert Paterson, Oshkosh, won The Wisconsin State Journal's purchase award of $25 in the 21st annual UW student art show. Here he is with his water color...

Date: 1944-06-11 

Description: Mrs. Walter Goodland (wife of Governor Goodland), and John Steuart Curry standing in front of "Our Good Earth", by John Steuart Curry at a Memorial Union e...

Date: 1989-05 

Description: Detail of "Resources of Wisconsin", painted by Edwin Howland Blashfield, inside the Wisconsin State Capitol. A woman is depicted holding a bunch of grape...

Historical Essay

O'Keefe, Georgia (1887-1996)

Legendary Artist

Biography of artist Georgia O'Keefe.

Photograph

Assembly Chamber

Date:  date unknown

Description: The Assembly Chamber from the visitors' gallery, in the Wisconsin State Capitol. There is a large circular ceiling skylight, and a mural painting by Edwin...

Date: 1948-12-08 

Description: Rachel Grimm, retired school teacher, enters the annual state-wide rural art exhibit held annually in cooperation with the Farm and Home Week program spons...

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Description: Studio full-length portrait of a European American woman posed standing and holding a diploma in front of her with both hands. She wears gloves and a light...

Date: 1950-04-17 

Description: Newlyweds George and Lorna Holmes decorate their first apartment at 1028 Erin Street. Lorna paints a living room wall as George looks on.

Date: 1983-11 

Description: "Resources of Wisconsin", a painting by Edwin Howland Blashfield. The painting is in the inner dome of the Wisconsin State Capitol, and is painted in a seg...

Date: 1915 

Description: The young painter Adair (played by Elmer Clifton) helps a girl from high society (Lucille Young) with her wrap. They stand in his artist's studio.

Date: 1954-02-13 

Description: Dean Meeker and Dorothy Zupancich Meeker are shown with an oil painting, "Joseph's Coat." painted by Meeker. Dean Meeker, assistant professor of art educat...

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Description: Forrest Flower in his studio posing for a "formal" picture. Flower was a Wisconsin regional WPA artist known for working in the "socialist" style. Flower w...

Postcard

Paul A. Seifert

Date: 1908-06 

Description: Paul A. Seifert, and unidentified woman seated indoors. He lived in Richland Center, now known as Gotham, Wisconsin. He was a taxidermist and curio collect...

Date: 1987 

Description: People working on the Mifflin Street Co-op mural.

Date: 1944-10-23 

Description: Max Fernekes of Mineral Point with a display of his watercolors and sketches for a one-man show at the State Historical Museum. He was also a featured arti...

Date: 2002-04-26 

Description: Portrait artist George Pollard (left) and former Governor Tommy G. Thompson at the unveiling of Pollard's portrait of Thompson at the Madison Club.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with the image of a little girl with an artists palette and two paint brushes. The word "Valentine" appears on the palette. Sh...

Date: 1932-04-25 

Description: Artist Frances Hawkins sits in a wicker chair and paints at the easel in her studio.

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