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Painting

Oneota Farmer

Date: 1997 

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

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River north of Lake Mendota. Trees are on the banks to the left with foliage throughout. A meadow is on the right.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Exterior view of Sweet Clover School near the end of the school year in late April or early May. Cows graze in an adjoining pasture and a farmer is complet...

Painting

Farm Painting

Date:  date unknown

Description: Farm painting of the Pierson Young residence.

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: This Italianate sandstone house was built in 1856 by Julius T. White at 130 East Gilman Street. The house was later owned by J.G. Thorp, whose daughter mar...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: At the beginning of his journey to America, H√∂lzlhuber passed through the English Channel and viewed the cliffs at Dover. "We passed Beachy Head, as this p...

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...

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...

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: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center....The third, another rural river scene, whose composit...

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a purple and green tunic over purple slacks with a purple sash for Audrey Hepburn's "party" costume in "Bre...

Painting

Henry Gratiot

Date:  date unknown

Description: Front and back views of a miniature portrait of Henry Gratiot (1789-1836), a prominent figure in southwestern Wisconsin during the lead mining era. Gratiot...

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: Friedrich Flersheim immigrated from Mecklenburg to Illinois in the early 1850s, and after farming for a time built this distillery on the Black River in Wi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Vinnie Ream Hoxie with a harp.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a hunter walking in tall grass among trees above a group of buildings, perhaps cabins, on the shoreline of Cherokee Marsh.

Date: 1939-09 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Hawley house, also called "The Evergreens" located on Route 4 (junction of Oregon Road and County Trunk D).

Date: 1948 ca.

Description: A watercolor of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. This panel displays the history of Wisconsin exploration, mos...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man shows a completed bow or stem for a canoe that he's constructing.

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