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Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design of a white, or perhaps ivory, skirt and plaid jacket for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramount,...
Date: date unknown
Description: View of a country store in autumn. A man driving a horsedrawn wagon hauls full milkcans in the foreground and, to the right, several families are hauling i...
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.
Description: A painted portrait of Walter Jodok Kohler completed after his death.
Description: Boat and dock.
Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.
Description: A painting of an archaic Indian mining for copper.
Description: Portrait of Governor and Civil War General Lucius Fairchild (1831-1896) by John Singer Sargent.
Description: An Ojibwa man and woman melt pitch in a pot over an open fire in a forest. The pitch will be used to seal a canoe that they're making.
Date: 1886 ca.
Description: Oil painting of a Confederate Civil War soldier on the ground holding a rifle, created as a preliminary study for the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg...
Description: Portrait engraving of James Monroe from a painting by J. Vanderlyn.
Description: Watercolor painting of a cascade of water over boulders in a stream. Trees and foliage grow on both sides.
The scene may be Madison Creek, west of Roxbur...
Date: 1938 ca.
Description: The Levi B. Vilas house at 521 North Henry Street after the porch and steps were remodeled by Arthur O. Fox, brother of Mrs. William F. Vilas, who purchase...
Description: Oil portrait of Sherburn S. Merrill.
Date: 1900 ca.
Description: Oil on paper painting of a butterfly. Bierstadt would apply oil paints directly to the paper to form one wing of a butterfly, then fold the paper in Rorsch...
Description: Waist-up portrait of George Washington, copied from the Athenaeum portrait by Gilbert Stuart, painted in 1796.
Date: 1910 ca.
Description: Painting of farm depicting farmhouse, barn, and windmill.
Located east of Gotham on Old Lone Rock Road.
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...
Description: Painted portrait of Wa-me-ge-sa-ko, or The Wampum, the head chief of the Chippewas, Pottawattamies and Ottawas.
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