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Art by State: Iowa

Art by State: Iowa

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: Iowa

Iowa
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Samuel J. Kirkwood (Governor, Senator, Secretary of the Interior)

Statue
Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

David B. Henderson, Speaker (by Freeman Thorp)

Portrait

H-217

Bust

Senate wing

Portrait

Senate wing

Senator William B. Allison (by Wilbur Aaron Reaser)

Painting

Senate wing

George W. McCrary, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

W. B. Allison, 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

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Charles A. Gray

portraits of Speakers J. Warren Keifer and J.C. Kerr

Artist

Nellie V. Walker

b. Red Oak, Iowa

statue of James Harlan

Last Updated: June 13, 2014