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Art by State: Idaho

Art by State: Idaho

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: Idaho

Idaho
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

George L. Shoup (Governor, Senator)

Statue

William E. Borah (Senator)

State Seal

plaster relief

Artist

Gutzon Borglum

bust of Abraham Lincoln; bronze statues of John Campbell Greenway and

Zebulon B. Vance, marble statue of Alexander H. Stephens

Last Updated: November 01, 2012