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North Pediment

Date:  date unknown

Description: North Pediment, called "Learning of the World, by the sculptor Attilio Piccirilli. This is one of four groups of granite statuary on the exterior of the Wi...

Date: 1953-08-11 

Description: Portrait of two members of the Madison Art Foundation board of directors, Elizabeth Harris (left), sculptress, and Gertrude Puestow, ceramicist. In the bac...

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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...

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West Pediment

Date:  date unknown

Description: North Pediment, called "The Unveiling of the Resources of the State", by the sculptor Karl Bitter. One of four groups of granite statuary on the exterior o...

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Holter Studio

Date:  date unknown

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

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: 1990-05 date unknown

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...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1966 

Description: A man, possibly sculptor Howard Hastings, leans over a clay model of a "Multipurpose Safety Utility Vehicle" during the first styling seminar at the Fort W...

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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.

Date: 1914-07-20 

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

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Play Scene

Date: 1948-07-10 

Description: Janet Kuhlman, Cherlyn Litchfield, and Larry Litchfield are modeling clay inside Marquette School.

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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...

Date: 1959-12-09 

Description: Lowell "Gooch" Jenkins, a University of Wisconsin art student, works on a sculpture. Jenkins is a also 250 pound tackle on the University's Rose Bowl-boun...

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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: 1918 ca.

Description: Original caption: "Universal Actor as Sculptor Ben Wilson spends leisure hours at favorite pastime--the making of statuary. Here he is modeling a statuet...

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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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Harriet Hosmer (1830-1908), Massachusetts-based sculptor. Handwritten inscription at bottom of card reads, "Harriet...

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:  date unknown

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...

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