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Painting

Farm Painting

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River, somewhere between Lake Monona and Lake Mendota.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier examining his wound. The study was created as part of the work of the German panorama painters active in M...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 ca.

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Quarter-length portrait of Charles S. Hamilton in uniform.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The Judge James C. Hopkins house built in 1850 at 134 West Wilson Street.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A woman waiting by her mailbox receives a Sears Roebuck catalog delivered by her mail carrier who drives a horsedrawn wagon. The farmhouse and barn are vis...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a bridge over a river, with pine trees on the right and a lone tree and foliage on the left.

Date: 1968 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are two geese and a duck on a lake. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded in...

Date: 1950 ca.

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache designs for a glamorous knee length white dress with a bright green wrap. Three sketches are included including a view...

Date: 1998 

Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...

Painting

James Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison from a painting by Gilbert Stuart.

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.

Date: 1856 

Description: Painting by S.M. Brookes of the Wisconsin Heights Battlefield.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman reinforces bark during canoe-building by sewing weak points.

Painting

Tommy Thompson

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Governor Tommy Thompson of Wisconsin, 1986-2000.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: Mr. Klaner, who had just come from Elberfeld to Canada in 1858, purchased this farm and worked it with his wife and children. Initially they were plagued b...

Date: 1953 

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a white mid-calf street dress for Martha Hyer to wear in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954). The top of the dress i...

Date: 1865 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Leonard J. Farwell.

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