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Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story
Description: Artist Warrington Colescott poses with paint brush in one hand and a paint palette board in the other hand as he gazes upon a nearly completed oil painting...
Description: University of Wisconsin artist, Aaron Bohrod, working in a studio with four adults looking on.
Description: Doraine Priest gives a live oil painting demonstration at the Dodge County Extension Homemakers Holiday Fair.
Date: date unknown
Description: A woman holds a paintbrush, palette, and painter's stick while observing her painting on an easel in front of her.
Description: The young painter Adair (played by Elmer Clifton) stands by his easel holding his brush and palette. He is dressed in standard artist's garb: smock, floppy...
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...
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...
Description: "A Lake Trading Station" painting in the North Hearing Room, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, by Charles Turner. This is one of four paintings depicting the...
Date: 1935 after
Description: Santos Zingale (1908-1999), then an unemployed artist, working on the cartoon phase of a WPA mural he was painting in Racine. The preliminary sketch from w...
Description: The Senate Chamber in the Wisconsin State Capitol. The triptych features three paintings by Kenyon Cox, of "The Marriage of the Atlantic and Pacific", symb...
Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...
Description: Poster for an exhibition of artworks by Richard Hamilton at the Elvehjem Art Center, in Madison, Wisconsin.
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Friedrich Wilhelm Heine at work in his studio. An unidentified woman paints at an easel. Many paintings and sketches surround them. Heine was the Superviso...
Date: 1915 ca.
Description: Alice Kent Trimpey sits painting at an easel in front of a window in the Trimpey home. There is a sofa behind her.
Description: Portrait of artist William Ashby McCloy (1913-2000), in front his three part mural depicting the history of Wisconsin. He was born in Maryland and spent m...
Description: Drawing of a painter's palette with brushes and swatches of paint against a black background, with the text: "Sid Boyum Graphic Arts." In the bottom left c...
Description: Two women sitting in the "rest room" at the McCormick Reaper Works. A piano sits in the background.
Description: University of Wisconsin-Madison student art show winners are Gene Pizzuto, Ted Wolff, and Richard Houghton. Pizzuto is chairman of the show's sponsoring co...
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