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Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of two men drinking at a bar. They are wearing hats and suits, and with oversized, red noses. The caption reads: "Lots of local color, 'eh?"

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for blue slacks, probably blue jeans, and a white sweatshirt for Audrey Hepburn's "hair drying" costume in "Bre...

Date: 1849 

Description: Portrait of Austin E. Quinney with dog.

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: 1859 ca.

Description: Due to rainy weather, H√∂lzlhuber stayed a night in the home of Heinrich Cordes, who had purchased his land from an Irishman and built "a pretty brick house...

Painting

Neckerman House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Neckerman house, located at 208-212 (210-214?) Monona Avenue, (now Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard), built by General David Atwood and his partner Ro...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a view of downtown Madison from Lake Monona. The Wisconsin State Capitol is in the center.

Date: 1961 

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

Painting

Civil War Cannon

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Civil War cannon with a soldier in the background and the sketched outline of another soldier in firing position. Although unsigne...

Painting

Eben Peck Cabin

Date: 1891 

Description: The Eben Peck cabin, the first house in Madison, Wisconsin, was built in June, 1837. In 1891 young Isabella Dengel (1878-1904) based this painting of the c...

Date: 1954 ca.

Description: View from Brisbois Point. Prairie du Chien lies below, and beyond the Mississippi river rise Iowa's hills.

Painting

Brand Ballard

Date: 1850 ca.

Description: Quarter plate daguerreotype of a painting of Brand Ballard (1761-1853). Ballard was a noted Kentucky pioneer, and also served as a scout for General George...

Date:  after

Description: Airbrushed painting of an unmarked delivery van, with editing notes for changes. All corners are rounded and the cab is more flat-fronted on added overlay...

Date: 1917 

Description: Portrait of Francis E. McGovern, Republican, the 22nd Governor of Wisconsin, 1911-1915.

Date: 1998 

Description: This scene was painted by Seferina Contreras Klinger from memories of her grandmother, Aurelia M. Contreras, and her uncle, Fidel Contreras, who worked pic...

Painting

Yellow Thunder

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Yellow Thunder , noted warrior, and chief of the Winnebagoes (Ho-Chunk).

Date: 1987 ca.

Description: The threshing team breaks from work for a noon meal at the farmhouse. A bench with wash basins, soap and water sits in the yard to allow workers to wash up...

Date: 1838 

Description: Portrait.

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa Indian whittles strips of wood for the sides of a canoe under construction.

Date: 1856 

Description: "At the Grand Kakalin where the river runs almost directly eastward, Brookes and Stevenson paused to paint two scenes. One was a broad landscape showing th...

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