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Art by State: Arkansas

Art by State: Arkansas

The listing below groups art, artists and architectural elements by state. This list is a work in progress and is not comprehensive. Select a state from the list to learn more about the elements from that state:

Art by State: Arkansas

Arkansas
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Uriah M. Rose (Jurist, Author, Ambassador)

Statue

James P. Clarke (Governor, Senator)

Portrait

Senate wing

Senator Joseph T. Robinson (by Nicholas R. Brewer)

Border & Base

1st floor 

Ozark Rouge marble (from Batesville)

Painting

Senate wing

S. W. Dorsey, Senator, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

State Seal

President's Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

Plaster Relief

Artist

Senate wing

Louis Betts

b. Little Rock, Arkansas

portrait of J. Hamilton Lewis

Last Updated: November 13, 2013