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This painting by Allyn Cox depicts the cornerstone laying ceremony and is currently on display in the House Wing of the U.S. Capitol Building.
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Screenshot of Google Maps image of United States Capitol and surrounding areas.
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Painted portrait of Dr. William Thornton
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Dr. Ronnie Coffman, the director of the Durable Rust Resistance in Wheat Project.
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Art by State: Maine

Art by State: Maine

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: Maine

Maine
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Hannibal Hamlin (Representative, Senator, Governor, Vice President)

Statue

House Connecting Corridor, 2nd floor

William King (Governor)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

James G. Blaine, Speaker (by Freeman Thorp)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Thomas B. Reed, Speaker (by John S. Sargent)

Painting

Senate wing

Fort Knox, Maine (by Seth Eastman)

Bust

Senate Chamber

Vice President Hannibal Hamlin (by Franklin Simmons)

Painting

Senate wing

Eugene Hale, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

Hannibal Hamlin, Senator, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

James G. Blaine, 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

central section of Capitol Building and Longworth House Office Building

Seth Eastman
b. Brunswick, Maine
17 paintings of United States forts and 9 paintings of Indian life

Artist

Senate wing

Eastman Johnson
b. Lovell, Maine
portrait of Justin S. Morrill

Artist

Capitol

Franklin Simmons
b. Lisbon, Maine
statues of Ulysses S. Grant, Roger Williams, Francis Pierpont, William King and busts of Vice President Stevenson and Fairbanks

Artist

Charles Eugene Tafft
b. Brewer, Maine
statue of Hannibal Hamlin

Last Updated: November 05, 2013