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Painting

A Farm Auction

Date:  date unknown

Description: An auctioneer, a clerk, and a helper stand on a stage on a farm conducting an auction as potential bidders surround them. Farming equipment and other items...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Fastest three mast immigration boat that held 335 passengers. A relatively new boat, everything was polished and furnished in the finest (fashion?) when Ho...

Date: 1948 

Description: Prior to the 1948 State Fair, artist Robert Hodgell traveled Wisconsin to study its many landscapes. He then produced a series of study sketches outlining...

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

Belgian Power

Date:  date unknown

Description: A team of three Belgian horses pulls a Deering binder through a field during the oat harvest. A farmer drives the team, and other workers are visible in th...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a three-quarter sleeve citrine green shirt dress with four buttons, a belted waist, and matching gloves for...

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Simeon Mills house, located at 222 Monona Avenue.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a black skirt and brown tweed jacket over a red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Par...

Date: 1872 

Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...

Painting

Roswell Brown

Date:  

Description: Portrait of Roswell Brown in an oval frame with a name plaque.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Hercules L. Dousman.

Date: 1900 ca.

Description: Oil on paper painting of a black butterfly by Alfred Bierstadt. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, the...

Date: 1916-03-16 

Description: Benjamin Walker Castle, 900 block East Gorham Street, ca. 1862-1893

Date: 1959 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a black evening dress with criss-cross straps in front and a red full overcoat with fur cuffs made for Shir...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier firing a cannon. The painting was done by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Date: 1892-03 

Description: Three men drag their canoe through a strong current.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A copy of the portrait painting of Elizabeth Paddy Winsley, who was of Plymouth, Massachusetts Colony ancestry. Elizabeth was marred to John Wensley, a ver...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa woman coils jack pine roots as she prepares to pack them. The roots will be used in the construction of a canoe.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting depicting Marquette and Joliet in a birch bark canoe with two other men during their excursion on the Mississippi River, which they discovered o...

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