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Attilio Piccirilli

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Attilio Piccirilli, sculptor of many figures adorning the Wisconsin State Capitol. Attilio was one of several brothers who operated a stonecarv...

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Description: Detail of allegorical statuary group. One of four allegorical statuary groups, done by sculptor Karl Bitter, on the exterior of the Wisconsin State Capitol...

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"Wisconsin" Statue

Date: 1971-04-11 

Description: "Wisconsin", the bronze statue which was sculpted by Daniel Chester French, covered in gold leaf, atop the Wisconsin State Capitol. The piece includes a ba...

Date: 1933-04-07 

Description: Ottoman Parrhysius, cold meat cook at the Loraine Hotel, posing with a parrot ice sculpture that he created

Date: 1948-08-25 

Description: Sculptor Stefan Mittler, posed with an 11 feet 6 inch tall statue of St. Peter at his monument works at 29 N. Orchard Street. The statue was intended for N...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Statue of Colonel Hans Christian Heg, by Paul Fjelde, at the King Street approach to the Wisconsin State Capitol. Commander of the 15th Wisconsin Infantry,...

Date: 1893 ca.

Description: Portrait of Oshkosh native Helen Farnsworth Mears, age 20, at the time of the unveiling of her sculpture, "Genius of Wisconsin", on display at the southwes...

Date: 1872 ca.

Description: Reproduction of a carte-de-visite portrait of Theodatus Garlick (1805-1884), American surgeon and sculptor. Based in Cleveland, Ohio, Garlick was one of th...

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Description: Sculptor Louis Mayer, with his larger-than-life portrait bust of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr., modeled in 1919. Mayer was a Milwaukee-born painter a...

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Student Sculptor

Date: 1933-12-12 

Description: University of Wisconsin student sculpts a statue surrounded by small sculptures in the old student Union building.

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Vinnie Ream Hoxie

Date:  date unknown

Description: Head and shoulders portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie, Wisconsin sculptor. The only sculptor for whom Lincoln posed, Ream received the controversial commission...

Date: 1914-07-20 

Description: The bronze statue "Wisconsin," by Daniel Chester French, is hoisted to the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol dome.

Date: 1924 

Description: Sculptor Gutzon Borglum at work on his bust of Robert M. La Follette, Sr., and Burton K. Wheeler. The medallion was the official medal of La Follette's Ind...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Close-up of the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow monument and the surrounding cobbled square. Installed in 1888 and sculpted by Franklin Simmons, the monument f...

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Description: One of four allegorical statuary groups, done by sculptor Karl Bitter, on the exterior of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This one is named "Strength", and is...

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Description: Carte-de-visite portrait of Edmonia Lewis (1845-1890), African American Sculptor. Lewis, the first famous American sculptor of African descent, had a Chipp...

Date: 1914 

Description: The Wisconsin State Capitol under construction during the summer of 1914. One wing is still under construction and the statue "Wisconsin", by Daniel Chest...

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Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

Description: Wood carver Jerry Holter outside his studio in Clam Lake.

Date: 1929 ca.

Description: Sculptor Jo Davidson standing next to his larger than life statue of Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. The statue was presented to the National Statuary...

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Karl Bitter

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Description: Portrait of Karl Bitter, sculptor of "Wealth" and other statuary for the Wisconsin State Capitol.

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