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...


Peshtigo Fire


Description: Families huddled in a field in the Sugar Bushes, attempting to escape the Peshtigo Fire.


Music Hall

Date: 1938 ca.

Description: Music Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, designed by John F. Rague, and built in 1851 as the first building on campus.


Yahara River

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of the Yahara River with trees and foliage on the banks. In the background trees line the far shore.

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: In April of 1860 H√∂lzlhuber took the railway from Milwaukee to Lake Horicon to visit the small town that was developing on its shore. Since the settlers we...


Nils Otto Tank

Date: 1821 

Description: Portrait of Nils Otto Tank.


Alanson Sweet

Date: 1856 

Description: Alanson Sweet -- "Migrated from Owasco, N.Y. in 1835, to Milwaukee; was a member of the Milwaukee Union for the protection of settlers on the public lands...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of three Confederate Civil War soldiers drinking from and holding canteens. The painting is the work of one of the German panorama arti...


John P. Sheldon


Description: Formal oil portrait of John Sheldon.

Date: 1973 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a river cascading over rocks, and some trees in the foreground. The Wisconsin...

Date: 1937 

Description: An Ojibwa woman binds bark to the frame of a canoe during construction. An Ojibwa man looks on.

Date: 1953 ca.

Description: Portrait of Milo Milton Quaife (1880-1959), serving as director and editor from 1914 to 1920.

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...


Ebenezer Brigham

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Ebenezer Brigham.


Marston House

Date: 1939 ca.

Description: The Marston house, located at 524 North Henry Street, was built in 1851 in the Greek revival style for Jeremiah T. Marston, who operated a store on State S...


Seifert Painting

Date: 1885 ca.

Description: Elevated view of farm.

Date: 1859 ca.

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

Date:  date unknown

Description: A depiction of the Yellowstone Church of rural Lafayette County, just a few miles from the Kammerude farm. The church is built from locally quarried limest...

Date: 1960 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a coffee colored skirt and matching jacket with red pullover for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's"...


Henry Gratiot


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...

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