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Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of birch trees on the...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...

Date: 1842 ca.

Description: American Fur Company with both Mission churches. Sketch purportedly by a Native American youth. Probably an overpainted photographic copy enlargement. Pape...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of light blue denim capri pants and matching blue jacket with two large breast pockets for Audrey Hepburn in "B...

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of royal blue harem pants and matching shell top with a long, flowing aqua scarf for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfa...

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Accompanying this sketch is H√∂lzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...

Painting

Woodcutting Bee

Date:  date unknown

Description: Neighbors work together in the final process of sawing firewood, as they saw poles into blocks. The man with the plaid shirt and suspenders is the owner of...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Peshtigo Fire III. The River.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Airbrush drawing showing a hand using a control arm with a ball-end. White line over-image shows action of the switch. Painting made for a Gisholt Machine...

Painting

Reid Residence

Date: 1892 

Description: A watercolor drawing by Mrs. James Reid the sister-in-law of William Reid, the homeowner.

Painting

Flintknapper

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a person flintknapping, a process used to make prehistoric stone tools.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Lower locks on Grand Chute, Wisconsin, on the Fox River.

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 

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...

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Black velvet painting of a memorial cross, with flowers.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting made at Sante Fe of woman decorating pottery.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a rear view of light blue denim capri slacks and matching blue jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Ti...

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of wife and daughter of Austin E. Quinney, chief of the Stockbridge nation.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Three-quarter length portrait of Lewis Cass.

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