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Date: 1948-11-15 

Description: Byron C. Jorns hanging a watercolor painting for an exhibit at the Madison Bank and Trust Company. A series of exhibitions was arranged by the bank to enco...

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Madison Art Guild

Date: 1949-09-13 

Description: Madison Art Guild members paint outdoors. From left are Mrs. Walter W. (Marion) Engelke, Mrs. Justin Waterman, and Mrs. Russell W. (Fern) Fowler.

Date: 1945-02-04 

Description: Winners of high awards and prizes at the sixth Madison Artists exhibition. Left to right: Robert Schellin is holding his son Peter, Oscar F. Mayer Purchase...

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Madison Art Guild

Date: 1949-09-13 

Description: Madison Art Guild members Mrs. D. Murray (Dorothy) Angevine (left) and Mrs. Alden (Kathlene) White sit on a blanket outdoors while painting.

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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,...

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Description: Small building completely covered in ivy, with a chimney projecting out the top left.

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Les Bentley

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

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Madison Art Guild

Date: 1949-08-13 

Description: Madison Art Guild members sit on a blanket for a picnic during an outdoor painting session. From left are Mrs. George W. Janet Washa, Mrs. Winfield (Ethel)...

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.

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Artist Aaron Bohrod

Date: 1949-01-31 

Description: University of Wisconsin artist, Aaron Bohrod, working in a studio with four adults looking on.

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Paul A. Seifert

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Description: Oval quarter-length portrait of Paul A. Seifert. Born June 11, 1846 and died August 18, 1921. A folk artist, Paul Seifert painted a number of Wisconsin far...

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Description: A woman holds a paintbrush, palette, and painter's stick while observing her painting on an easel in front of her.

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Art Room

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Description: Interior of an art room. Female students sit at tables and easels, painting or doing craft projects. Large windows open to a garden outside.

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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: 1954-02-13 

Description: Aaron Bohrod, artist-in-residence at the University of Wisconsin, received the Catherine Head Coleman Award of Excellence of $100 for his oil, "Objects on...

Date: 1944-11-10 

Description: Private Sam Fleischer on the left, and watercolor artist Byron C. Jorns on the right, standing before a watercolor titled "Mallards Flaring". The watercol...

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...

Wisconsin Historical Museum Object – Feature Story

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

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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...

Historical Essay

Catlin, George (1796-1872)

Artist and Author

Biography of author and artist George Catlin, who painted Indians.
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