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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: 2002-07 

Description: The Governor's conference room ceiling at the Wisconsin State Capitol. The mural was painted by Hugo Ballin. The theme is an allegory of the arts and theat...

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: Artist William Ashby McCloy working on his Wisconsin Centennial murals in the State Historical Society of Wisconsin building.

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...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

Portrait of Lucius Fairchild by John Singer Sargent, 1887. (Museum object #1942.305)

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Description: Letterhead of Seifert and Lawton, power press lithographers in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. On the left is a woman dressed in robes reclining on a chaise longue,...

Date: 1984-11 

Description: Doraine Priest gives a live oil painting demonstration at the Dodge County Extension Homemakers Holiday Fair.

Date: 1961-09-18 ca.

Description: Two painters sit on an elevated, wooden plank suspended between two ladders. They are painting the side of the "County Power and Light Co" building. The bu...

Date: 1886 

Description: Group portrait of a group of German panorama painters on a scaffolding in their Milwaukee studio, with the cyclorama of the Battle of Chattanooga/Missionar...

Date: 1951-03-20 

Description: F. Carlton Ball (left), University of Wisconsin Assistant Professor of Art, and Aaron Bohrod, University of Wisconsin Artist in Residence, pose for a portr...

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: 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:  date unknown

Description: "The Stage Coach" painting in the North Hearing Room, in the Wisconsin State Capitol, by Charles Turner. This is one of four paintings depicting the four m...

Photograph

Water Tower

Date: 1987-07 

Description: "This workman is painting 'Theresa' on the water tower."

Date: 1944-05-07 

Description: John Steuart Curry, University of Wisconsin Artist in Residence, and Wesley Kanuse with his painting of his brother, Kendall Kanuse. Kanuse won the major a...

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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...

Photograph

James Reeve Stuart

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: James Reeve Stuart in his studio, with paintings.

Date: 1949-03-26 

Description: Pictured is Madison artist Mrs. Russell (Fern) Fowler, 3315 Blackhawk Drive, with a display of her hand painted china Easter eggs. The eggs were popular d...

Date: 1889 

Description: Front and back cover of an advertising catalog for A. Harris, Son & Company of Brantford, Canada, manufacturers of grain binders, mowers and reapers. The c...

Date: 1905 ca.

Description: Studio portrait of two Ho-Chunk men posed sitting. Louis Lookingglass, left, is holding a liquor flask and wearing a hat. The other man, possibly Tom Thund...

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