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Date: 1845 

Description: Ke-wah-ten or "The North Wind," sister to Iwa-toke, "The Serpent."

Date: 1961 

Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a gray skirt and gray five-button sweater for Audrey Hepburn's library scene in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (P...

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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of houses at the corner of 9th and Juneau Streets.

Date: 1833 

Description: "Tallmadge, Nathaniel Pitcher (Feb. 8, 1795-Nov. 2, 1864), lawyer, politician, U.S. Senator from N.Y., territorial governor of Wisconsin, b. Chatham, N.Y....


Leitch House

Date: 1939 ca.

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

Date: 1906 

Description: Watercolor painting of a sailboat on Lake Mendota.

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: 1948 ca.

Description: Two preliminary watercolors of the right panel of the Centennial Mural in the Wisconsin Historical Society. The panel displays the history of Wisconsin ex...

Date: 1856 ca.

Description: While passing through the English Channel in May 1856 H√∂lzlhuber viewed the Isle of Wight. "The island is located in the English Channel not far from Hamps...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Painting of a man fishing in a stream below a dam.

Date: 1856 

Description: "Three views in a short space show the peaceful appearance of what is now a busy paper mills center . . . [One of them] is Little Chute, one of the pleasan...

Date:  date unknown

Description: An Ojibwa man and woman paddle a canoe on a lake at sunset.

Date: 2009 date unknown

Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Reconstructed stratigraphy and cross-section representative of conical mounds at the Raisbeck Mound group.


Shelter Madness

Date: 1962 ca.

Description: Humor cover illustration prepared by an unknown artist for Ballantine Books, publisher of the book eventually published under the title "America in Hiding"...



Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.

Date: 1867 

Description: An oil painting of Cyrus McCormick.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up portrait of Hercules L. Dousman.

Date: 1860-04 ca.

Description: Accompanying this sketch is H√∂lzlhuber's description of his last foray from Milwaukee before leaving America. "Before my return to Europe, D. Brandis, the...

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Mural within the Wisconsin State Capitol depicting two women as "The seeker of knowledge at the shrine of wisdom".

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