|Description||Portrait of Nymphus B. Holway, La Crosse lumber baron. Oil on canvas portrait of seated man with a full beard, wearing a black suit with gold watch fob.|
|Collection||LCHS Fine Art Collection|
|Provenance||Given to LCHS in 1968, with actual receipt occurring in Nov. 1972, by Orlando Holway, grandson of Nymphus Holway. He stated in a letter that it came to him "from Jessie Scott Holway."|
|Dimensions||H-39 W-34 inches|
LCHS gallery painting guide states:
"Nymphus B. Holway: Arriving in La Crosse in 1854 to get in on the ground floor of the money-making lumber business, Holway owned a successful lumber mill in North La Crosse. He built his home, 'Holway Castle' on Cass Street but died before he could move into the massive stone structure."