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Art by State: Delaware

Art by State: Delaware

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: Delaware

Delaware
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Caesar Rodney (signed Declaration of Independence)

Statue

John M. Clayton (Senator, Secretary of State)

Portrait

House wing

Gunning Bedford, Jr., delegate to Continental Congress from Delaware (by Charles Willson Peale)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Delaware (by Seth Eastman)

Portrait

Senate wing

Senator Henry Latimer (by Clawson S. Hammitt)

Painting

George Read, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Thomas McKean, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Eleazer McComb, Delegate, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

George Read, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Richard Bassett, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Gunning Bedford, Jr., represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

John Dickinson, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Jacob Broom, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

State Seal

President's Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

Plaster Relief

Artist

Senate wing

Sarah Fisher Clampitt Ames

b. Lewes, Delaware

bust of Abraham Lincoln

Artist

Senate wing

Clawson Shakespeare Hammitt

b. Wilmington, Delaware

portraits of James Latimer and Henry Latimer

Last Updated: October 28, 2013