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Painting

Felling the Tree

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man prepares to fell a tree to use in the construction of a canoe.

Painting

William F. Vilas

Date:  

Description: Among his prominent occupations, William F. Vilas was a lawyer, professor at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Postmaster General, and United States...

Painting

Ole Bull

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Ole Bull in a suit holding a violin, poised to play.

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 silh...

Painting

Portage

Date: 1855 

Description: Portage.

Painting

Silo Filling

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farmers work cooperatively with their horse teams on silo-filling activities early in autumn. Rows of green forage are created in the fields and carried to...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for white slacks and a white pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount, 1961). Notes i...

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Jairus Cassius Fairchild, the first mayor of Madison, built this house in 1850 at 302 South Wisconsin Avenue (renamed Monona Avenue in 1877) at West Wilson...

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a long-sleeve green shirt dress with six buttons and one breast pocket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...

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...

Painting

Lacrosse Game

Date: 1934-10-07 ca.

Description: James Jacco, Red Cliff Chippewa, and William Webster, Odanah Chippewa, competing in a lacrosse game on October 7, 1934.

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 in a m...

Painting

Lake Monona

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of Lake Monona from asylum grounds or Governor's Island. On the far shoreline is Madison and the Wisconsin State Capitol.

Painting

Oneota Farmer

Date: 1997 

Description: A painting of an Oneota farmer with village in the background.

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: A view of the Roman Catholic community of St. Nazianz.

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: H√∂lzlhuber felt his most interesting experiences in America were his interactions with southern slavery. "My sketch here shows a negro family as I saw them...

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: 1953 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a blue and white striped collarless pajama shirt for Audrey Hepburn in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954).

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a set of archaic Indian deer hunters with their kill.

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Napoleon B. Van Slyke house located at 510 N. Carroll Street. The house was built for Van Slyke by A. Kutzbock about 1868.

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