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Art by State: Massachusetts

Art by State: Massachusetts

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: Massachusetts

Massachusetts
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Samuel Adams (“Father of the American Revolution”)

Statue

John Winthrop (Colonizer, Governor colony)

Medallion

Senate wing

Senator Daniel Webster (by portrait Adrian Lamb)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Theodore Sedgwick, Speaker (by Edgar Parker)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Joseph B. Varnum, Speaker (by Charles L. Elliott)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Robert C. Winthrop, Speaker (by Daniel Huntington)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Nathaniel P. Banks, Speaker (by Robert Vonnoh)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Frederick H. Gillett, Speaker (by Edmund C. Tarbell)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Joseph W. Martin, Jr., Speaker (by Boris M. Gordon)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

John W. McCormack, Speaker (by Victor Lallier)

Bust

Vice President John Adams by Daniel Chester French

Bust

Vice President Elbridge Gerry (by Herbert Adams)

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Henry Wilson by Daniel Chester French

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Calvin Coolidge (by Moses A. Wainer Dykaar)

Frieze

Landing of Pilgrims at Plymouth, Mass., 1620, scene by Constantino Brumidi

Frieze

Battle of Lexington, 1775 (scene by Filippo Costaggini)

Bust

Congresswomen’s Suite

President John Quincy Adams (by John Crookshanks King)

Bust

Senate wing

Senator Charles Sumner (by Martin Milmore)

Portrait

President’s Room

Secretary of War Henry Knox (by Constantino Brumidi)

Portrait

Architect Charles Bulfinch (by George B. Matthews)

Old Exterior Marble

House & Senate wings

Lee marble (from Lee)

Painting

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

Painting

Elbridge Gerry, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Robert Treat Paine, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

John Hancock, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Elbridge Gerry, Delegate, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Samuel Osgood, Delegate, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission  (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Major Lithcow, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Major Hull, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Colonel Greaton, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Colonel Prescott, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Brig. Gen. Rufus Putnam, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Lieut. Col. John Brooks, late Gov., represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Brig. Gen. Glover, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Maj. Ebenezer Stevens, commanding the artillery, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Senate wing

George S. Boutwell, Senator, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

N. P. Banks, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Rufus King, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Nathaniel Gorham, represented in above painting

State Seal

President’s Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

plaster relief

Artist

George R. Anthonisen
b. Boston, Massachusetts
Statue of Senator Ernest Grueninig

Artist

Richard Edwin Brooks
b. Braintree, Massachusetts
Statue of Charles Carroll located in National Statuary Hall; John Hanson statue in the Senate wing

Artist

Henry Kirke Brown
b. Leyden, Massachusetts
Statue of Nathanael Greene located in the Crypt; the Richard Stockton statue in National Statuary Hall; statue of Philip Kearny statue in the Hall of Columns; George Clinton statue in the vestibule south of the Rotunda

Artist

Eben Farrington Comins
b. Boston, Massachusetts
Fresco in the ceiling of the President’s room

Artist

Henry F. Darby
b. North Adams, Massachusetts
Portraits of Henry Clay and John C. Calhoun

Artist

Walter Lofthouse Dean
b. Lowell, Massachusetts
Painting entitled Peace

Artist

Senate wing

Frank Edwin Ewell
b. Concord, Massachusetts
Portrait busts of Garrett A. Hobart and Levi P. Morton

Artist

Capitol Visitor Center Emancipation Hall

Thomas R. Gould
b. Boston, Massachusetts
Statue of King Kamehameha I

Artist

Richard Saltonstall Greenough
b. Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts
Statue of John Winthrop

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Ellen Day Hale
b. Worcester, Massachusetts
Portrait of John G. Carlisle

Artist

House wing

Chester Harding
b. Conway, Massachusetts
Portrait of Charles Carroll

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Robert Hinckley
b. Boston, Massachusetts
Portrait of Charles F. Crisp

Artist

Senate Gallery

Martin Milmore
b. Boston, Massachusetts
Bust of Charles Sumner

Artist

Senate wing

Imogene Robinson Morrell
b. Attleboro, Massachusetts
Portrait of General John A. Dix

Artist

Andrew O’Connor
b. Worcester, Massachusetts
Statue of General Lewis Wallace

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Edgar Parker
b. Framington, Massachusetts
Portrait of Theodore Sedgwick

Artist

William Wetmore Story
b. Salem, Massachusetts
Bronze statue of Chief Justice Marshall; portrait bust of Justice Story

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Edmund C. Tarbell
b. Wesr Groton, Massachusetts
Portrait of Speaker Frederick H. Gillet

Artist

Senate wing

Griswold Tyng
b. Boston, Massachusetts
Abraham Lincoln portrait

Abraham Lincoln portrait

Charles Ayer Whipple
b. Southboro, Massachusetts
Restored Brumidi paintings

Artist

Crypt

Anne Whitney
b. Watertown, Massachusetts
Statue of Samuel Adams

Artist

Horatio Greenough
b. Boston, Massachusetts
Rescue group in storage; Statue of George Washington (transferred to the Smithsonian)

Last Updated: November 13, 2013