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Painting

James Madison

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait engraving of James Madison from a painting by Gilbert Stuart.

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: 1881 ca.

Description: Sunset from Lake Monona.

Date: 1932 

Description: Portrait of Robert Marion La Follette, Sr., a founder of the Progressive movement, governor of Wisconsin, and United States congressman and senator.

Date: 1959 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a white evening gown with ties on the shoulder for Joan Blackman in "Career" (Paramount 1959).

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

Leitch House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Leitch house located at 752 E. Gorham Street.

Painting

Ole Bull

Date:  date unknown

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

Date: 1968 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted are two geese and a duck on a lake. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded in...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: The Ludemann's [also spelled Lueddemann] farm had been cultivated since the early 1850s by Mr. Ludemann, "a very pleasant Saxon with his very pleasant wife...

Painting

Iometah

Date: 1858 

Description: Portrait of Iometah.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Airbrush drawing showing a hand using a control arm with a ball-end. White line over-image shows action of the switch. Painting made for a Gisholt Machine...

Date: 1953 

Description: Pencil, ink, watercolor, and gouache design for a black, off the shoulder evening gown for Martha Hyer to wear in "Sabrina" (Paramount 1954). She wears whi...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman shape bark during construction of a canoe.

Painting

Farm Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Painting of Paul Seifert farm showing rock formations in background and farm buildings nearby.

Painting

Garnhart House

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: The house at 424 North Pinckney Street was built by Samuel H. Donnell in 1857-1858. Donnell was one of the architects for the former Capitol, and the house...

Painting

James Duane Doty

Date:  date unknown

Description: Portrait of Wisconsin territorial Governor James Duane Doty. Land speculator and judge, Doty engineered the selection of Madison as the permanent capital i...

Date: 1859 ca.

Description: The maple and hickory forests in the old northwest were often plagued with fires during the summer months. Hölzlhuber, on a return journey from Niagara Fal...

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Description: The three mast schooner, Moonlight, under sail. Painting numbered No. 65. The American schooner Moonlight was built in Milwaukee, 1874. At one time she w...

Painting

Valentine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor valentine written by a young man and given to one of the daughters of Louis Dousman, probably Violet or Virginia.

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