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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: 1875 ca.
Description: A full circle panorama as it would be seen from the top of the Wisconsin State Capitol. This painting was based on photographs perhaps taken by Edward Niel...
Description: ". . . The upper Grand Chute was the last of the 'improvements' paintings signed by Brookes and Stevenson. Yet there were two more vital links in the Fox R...
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a white half-length terry cloth belted trench coat for Audrey Hepburn in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" (Paramoun...
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...
Description: View along dirt path in a park. There is a soldier's monument in the background just beyond trees, and a brick building on the left.
Description: Topeka, Kansas, when the 12th Wisconsin Volunteers came marching through the town on their way to Fort Riley, May 1863. Watercolor by John Gaddis of E Com...
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: 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...
Description: Robert Brady Lawrence Murphy was born on December 5, 1901 at 711 Langdon Street in Madison, Wisconsin. He received a B.A. (1929) and an M.A. (1930) in hist...
Description: Oil painting portrait of unknown woman. Her hair is pinned up and she is wearing a short sleeved black dress. She has a crucifix hanging around her neck.
Description: Waist-up portrait of Daniel Bread wearing a suit.
Description: Watercolor painting of a hunter walking in tall grass among trees above a group of buildings, perhaps cabins, on the shoreline of Cherokee Marsh.
Description: The three masted schooner, Rouse Simmons.
Description: Pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor design for a red, sleeveless dress with leopard print lining that has a dramatic cutaway in front revealing red ankle-...
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.
Description: Watercolor of a Native American burial site. Generalized cross-section and stratigraphy of a typical Late Woodland effigy mound in Wisconsin.
Description: A drawing in pencil, ink, gouache, and watercolor of a design for a yellow trench coat worn by Audrey Hepburn in the bus station scene in "Breakfast at Tif...
Date: 1857 ca.
Description: Business with Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper took Hölzlhuber to New York, and from there he also visited Philadelphia, Baltimore, and Washingt...
Description: The Lucien Stanley Hanks house, located at 216 Langdon Street, was built in 1877.
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