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Art by State: Connecticut

Art by State: Connecticut

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: Connecticut

Connecticut
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Roger Sherman (“Founding Father,” Representative, Senator)

Statue

House Connecting Corridor (2nd floor)

Jonathan Trumbull (Governor)

State Seal

plaster relief

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Jonathan Trumbull, Speaker, 1791-93 (by Harry Ives Thompson)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Trumbull, Connecticut (by Seth Eastman)

Bust

Old Supreme Court Chamber

Oliver Ellsworth, Chief Justice, Chamber 1796-1800 (by Hezekiah Augur)

Bust

Vice President’s Office

Senator Lafayette Foster (by Charles Calverly)

Painting

Roger Sherman represented in Declaration of Independence in Congress (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Samuel Huntington represented in Declaration of Independence in Congress (by John Trumbull)

Painting

William Williams represented in Declaration of Independence in Congress (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Oliver Wolcott represented in Declaration of Independence in Congress (by John Trumbull)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Roger Sherman, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

William Samuel Johnson represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

State Seal

President's Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

Artist

Hezekiah Augur

b. New Haven, Connecticut

portrait bust of Oliver Ellsworth

Artist

East Front, House wing

Paul Wayland Bartlett

b. New Haven, Connecticut

statuary of House pediment in the House wing and the

bronze tablet in the Speaker’s Lobby

Artist

James Lincoln Borglum

b. Stamford, Connecticut

bust of Thomas B. Reed

Artist

Crypt and House wing

Chauncey Bradley Ives

b. Hamden, Connecticut

statues of Roger Sherman and Jonathan Trumbull

Artist

Senate wing

Deane Keller

b. New Haven, Connecticut

portrait of Robert A. Taft

Artist

Berthold Nebel

b. Westport, Connecticut

Artist

Senate Chamber Gallery

Edward Clark Potter

b. New London, Connecticut

portrait bust of William A. Wheeler

Artist

Alan Robbins

b. West Hartford, Connecticut

bronze plaque commemorating the signers of the

Declaration of Independence

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Harry Ives Thompson

b. West Haven, Connecticut

portrait of Jonathan Trumbull

Artist
Artist

House wing

Robert William Vonnoh

b. Hartford, Connecticut

portrait of Nathaniel P. Banks

Artist

Robert C. Wakeman

b. Norwalk, Connecticut

relief portraits

Last Updated: November 01, 2012