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William Kidd

Date:  date unknown

Description: Encased miniature quarter-length portrait painted on ivory of William Kidd, from Ballston Spring, New York.

Painting

One Large Sheet

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman peel bark from a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.

Date: 1845 ca.

Description: View of the gorge at St. Croix with a boat and multiple figures visible in the background.

Date: 1945-10 

Description: Photograph of painted portrait of Joseph McCarthy.

Date: 2009 date unknown

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of conical mounds at the Raisbeck Mound group.

Painting

Law Building

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Law Building, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by Charles S. Frost, and built in 1893 of Lake Superior brown sandstone.

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple pleated skirt and matching long-sleeved, collarless tunic with five buttons for Audrey Hepburn in...

Painting

Black Hawk

Date: 1833-05 

Description: Painting of Black Hawk by Robert M. Sully. Black Hawk, a Native American Sauk warrior and leader, sought to attack and drive out the settlers in the Blue M...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a rear view of light blue denim capri slacks and a broadly checked green and white pullover for Audrey Hepbu...

Painting

Camp Randall

Date: 1862 ca.

Description: Photograph of a watercolor of a view of Camp Randall, from the northeast. Scene set on rolling hills, shows tents, buildings, horses and military members i...

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: 1987 ca.

Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...

Painting

South Hall

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: South Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1855 as the second University building. It was used initially for gene...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a white half-length terry cloth belted trench coat for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramoun...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber received a request from the German theater director Henry B√∂rnstein in St. Louis, Missouri, to purchase his theater sets and music. Accordingly,...

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:  date unknown

Description: Ink and watercolor of prehistoric mounds near the mouth of Haigs Creek and the Scioto River.

Painting

Garnhart House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...

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: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War soldier holding up a wagon wheel. The painting was a preliminary study done by F.W. Heine or one of the Germany panorama...

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