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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...

Painting

Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Waist-up portrait of Nils Otto Tank.

Date: 1960 

Description: A drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a design for a beige trench coat with five buttons and two pockets for Audrey Hepburn in the bus stati...

Painting

Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona with some added elements. Trees are along the banks, and a fence is on the right.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a yellow and white checked romper with a drawstring at the waist for Audrey Hepburn's "sleeping" costume in...

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...

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...

Date: 1852 

Description: Oil painting portrait of a man. He is wearing an overcoat and dark top hat with two feathers in the hatband.

There is some confusion about the last name;...

Date: 1961 

Description: Seven views of the fronts and backs of Edith Head costume designs in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor, including dresses, slacks, raincoats, and tops d...

Painting

Yahara River

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River at Lake Monona.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An illustration created using cutout photographs and white, gray and black paint on cream colored paper. The scene depicts, in profile, a man pulling a loa...

Date: 1964 

Description: The tractor-trailer used to transport and display the world's largest cheese at the 1964 World's Fair held in New York. The 34,591 pound cheddar was made i...

Painting

William Kidd

Date:  date unknown

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

Painting

James Robertson

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Sixth plate daguerreotype of a painting of James Robertson. Robertson was a contemporary of Daniel Boone and was active in the exploration of the State of...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...

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...

Painting

Ole Bull

Date:  date unknown

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.

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: 2009 

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

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