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Description: Airbrushed painting of an unmarked delivery van, with editing notes for changes. All corners are rounded and the cab is more flat-fronted on added overlay...
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 pine trees in a me...
Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.
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...
Date: date unknown
Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.
Description: A watercolor of a piece of pottery and a pan pipe created by late woodland mound builders of Wisconsin.
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...
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.
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: In September 1859, by which time he was a regular contributor to Frank Leslie's Illustrated Paper, Hölzlhuber took his first extensive trip to lower...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: John H. Knight house, 28 East Gilman Street, built by Napoleon B. Van Slyke in 1858. Later owned by Knight, then Dr. George Keenan.
Description: Abigail Louise Smith Tallmadge (1804-1857) was the daughter of a New York judge and the mother of nine children. This portrait of Mrs. Tallmadge was painte...
Description: A two-man team of sawers work on a massive tree with a crosscut saw (right) while a man with an an axe waits to trim branches. The trunks are then cut down...
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...
Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.
Description: " . . . The first in their series was not an 'improvement' but a view of the Green Bay settlement, looking downstream. From a simulated rustic fence corner...
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.
Description: Man hunting ducks standing in the marsh with his gun raised, aiming it into the air. He is wearing a hunting jacket. In the marsh are two ducks floating on...
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...
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: 1858 ca.
Description: This house, built on a hill close to the Milwaukee River, was the only one in the city as late as 1840. The owner of the house, Martin [Matthias] Stein, a...
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