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Art by State: Mississippi

Art by State: Mississippi

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: Mississippi

Mississippi
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Jefferson Davis (Representative, Senator, Secretary of War, CSA President)

Statue

James Z. George (Senator)

Painting

Senate wing

L. Q. C. Lamar, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

Blanche K. Bruce, 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

Sam Gholson
b. Holly Springs, Mississippi
Portrait of the Honorable Brent Spence

Artist

Dalton Saunders
b. Gulfport, Mississippi
Portrait of John W. Hannegan

Last Updated: November 02, 2012