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Art by State: Maryland

Art by State: Maryland

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: Maryland

Maryland
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

East Front Hall

Charles Carroll (signed Declaration of Independence, Senator)

Statue

Senate wing

John Hanson (Articles of Confederation signer)

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Spiro T. Agnew (by William Behrends)

Bust

Old Supreme Court Chamber

Roger B. Taney, Chief Justice (by Augustus Saint-Gaudens)

Mural

Cox Corridor: east corridor, 1st floor, House wing

Baltimore, MD - Old Congress Hall, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

Cox Corridor: east corridor,1st floor, House wing

Annapolis, MD - State House, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Painting
Portrait

House wing, 3rd floor, east corridor

Senator Charles Carroll of Carrollton (by Chester Harding)

Portrait

Senate wing

Senator Arthur P. Gorman (by Louis P. Dieterich)

Column

Breccia or Potomac marble columns (from Montgomery County)

Columns

Senate & House wings

Beaver Dam marble (from Cockeysville)

Painting

William Paca, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Samuel Chase, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Charles Carroll, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Edward Lloyd, Delegate, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

J. Townley Chase, Delegate, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

General Smallwood, Spectator, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Gen. Otho Holland Williams, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Col. John E. Howard, Spectator, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Charles Carroll & two daughters, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Daniel of St. Jenifer, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

General Gist, represented in Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Senate wing

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

Painting

House wing, east stairway

James McHenry, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Daniel Jenifer of St. Thomas, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

State Seal

plaster relief

Artist

House Office Building

Joseph D. Clipper
b. Bethesda, Maryland
portrait of Charles C. Diggs, Jr.

Artist

Senate wing

George Conlon
b. Lonaconing, Maryland
bust of Cordell Hull

Artist

Thomas C. Corner
b. Baltimore, Maryland
portrait of John C. Linthicum located in the House Foreign Affairs Committee room

Artist

Senate Gallery

Henry Jackson Ellicott
b. White Hall, Maryland
Portrait bust of George M. Dallas

Artist

House & Senate wings

Charles Willson Peale
b. Charlestown, Maryland
Portrait of George Washington located in the Senate wing; portrait of Gunning Bedford, Jr. in the House wing

Artist

William Henry Rinehart
b. Frederick, Maryland
Executed the doors of the House and Senate entrances, originally designed by Crawford; bronze Indian fountain in the Architect’s office; the Indian and pioneer bronze clock

Artist

Filippo Costaggini
d. Baltimore, Maryland
Scenes in Frieze of American History

Last Updated: November 01, 2012