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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...

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Description: Watercolor of an Indian hunting buffalo while riding a horse and shooting a bow and arrow. The buffalo being hunted has one arrow in its side.

Date: 1908 

Description: Watercolor painting of a canoe and sailboat on Lake Mendota. In the background is the city skyline on the far shoreline.

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: 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...

Painting

Fort Sumter

Date:  date unknown

Description: A painting of a harbor view of Fort Sumter. A sailboat sails through the foreground waters, and the fort stands in the background, with a United States fl...

Date: 1993 

Description: Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy was born on December 5, 1901 at 711 Langdon Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. (1929) and an M.A. (1930) in hist...

Painting

Lucius Fairchild

Date: 1887 

Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.

Date: 1888 

Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.

Date: 1897 

Description: A painting of the three colonels of the 26th North Carolina Regiment. John R. Lane (born July 4, 1835), Harry King Burgwyn (born October 3, 1841), Zebulon...

Painting

Ma-ko-me-ta

Date: 1827 

Description: Portrait of Ma-ko-me-ta (Bear's Oil) a Menominee chief sketched by J.O. Lewis at the Treaty of Green Bay.

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for an above-the-knee length black dress with a short-sleeved black jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at...

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: 1938 ca.

Description: Levi B. Vilas built this house in 1853 at 521 North Henry Street on the corner of Langdon Street.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with ammunition wagon attached. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in...

Painting

Fort Crawford

Date: 1840 ca.

Description: Fort Crawford (the second site, with buildings of 1829-?), on the east bank of the Mississippi River, about 2 miles above the mouth of the Wisconsin River.

Date: 1858 ca.

Description: In August 1858, H√∂lzlhuber traveled up the St. Croix River to Stillwater, Minnesota, on the steamship Winona. He noted the upper Mississippi's tribu...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a long sleeve red shirt dress with five buttons, a belted waist, and brown gloves for Audrey Hepburn in "Br...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier with a rifle. The painting was created by one of a group of German panorama painters active in Milwaukee d...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up formal portrait of Ben C. Eastman, 1812-1856. He was a Congressman from Wisconsin from 1851 to 1855.

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