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Painting

Abram D. Smith

Date:  date unknown

Description: Waist-up seated portrait of Abram D. Smith.

Painting

Absalom Townsend

Date:  

Description: Absalom A. Townsend -- "Born in New Jersey, Dec. 7, 1810. Settled near Gratiot's Grove, Wis., May 18, 1827; served in the Black Hawk war; filled various co...

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Union Civil War soldier holding a bridle that was created by one of the German panorama painters active in Milwaukee during the 188...

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:  date unknown

Description: Townspeople fleeing the Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871.

Date: 1886 ca.

Description: Oil on linen study of a Confederate Civil War sharpshooter aiming his rifle, created as a preliminary study for a Civil War cyclorama. Although unsigned t...

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: 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...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Full-length portrait of Nellie Jane Manning.

Painting

Iwa-toke

Date: 1845 

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

Painting

Rodolf Farm

Date: 1834 

Description: View of Rodolf farm.

Painting

Wisconsin Beauty

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Watercolor design for a conservation poster made by a Wisconsin high school student as part of a competition. The poster has an image of trees in autumn. B...

Painting

Mastodon

Date: 1997 

Description: A watercolor of a Mastodon.

Date: 1963 

Description: Cover for the Wisconsin Friends of Our Native Landscape program. Depicted is a bright green and pink trillium. The Wisconsin Friends chapter was founded in...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Watercolor painting of a sailing ship on a sea or ocean. A large rock formation is on the left.

Date: 1872 

Description: Portrait of Frederick Horn (1815-1893), a Democrat. He was a lawyer and editor of the Cedarburg Weekly News. His years of public service began in 1842 and...

Date: 1891 

Description: A painting of the new (as of 1891) bridge over the Mississippi River in La Crosse. The bridge was built by the Clinton Bridge Co.

Date: 1937 

Description: Boyhood home of Hamlin Garland.

Date: 1888 

Description: Portrait of James Davie Butler.

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