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Art by State: New York

Art by State: New York

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: New York

New York
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue
Statue

Senate Wing, 2nd Floor

George Clinton (Governor, Vice President)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

John W. Taylor, Speaker (by Caroline Ransom)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Theodore M. Pomeroy, Speaker (by George L. Clough)

Portrait

H-217

John J. Fitzgerald, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations, 1911-17 (by Kenyon Cox)

Portrait

H-218

John Taber, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations, 1947-48, 1953-54 (by Frank de Bruin Valerius)

Painting

Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Senate wing

Niagara, The Table Rock–Winter (by François Régis Gignoux)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Lafayette (by Seth Eastman)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Tompkins & Fort Wadsworth (by Seth Eastman)

Painting

Senate wing

West Point, New York (by Seth Eastman)

Bust

Vice President Aaron Burr (by Jacques Jovenal)

Bust

Vice President Martin Van Buren (by Ulric Stonewall Jackson)

State Seal

President’s Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

Bust

Vice President George Clinton (by Vittorio A. Ciani)

Bust

Vice President Daniel D. Tompkins (by Charles H. Niehaus)

Bust

Vice President Millard Fillmore (by Robert Cushing)

Bust

Vice President William A. Wheeler (by Edward C. Potter)

Bust

Vice President Chester A. Arthur (by Augustus Saint-Gaudens)

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Levi P. Morton (by Frank Edwin Elwell)

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Theodore Roosevelt (by James Earle Fraser)

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President James S. Sherman (by Bessie Onahotema Potter Vonnoh)

Bust

Senate wing

Mural

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

Albany, N.Y., Old Stadt Huys, 1754, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

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

New York City, N.Y., Old City Hall, 1765, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

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

New York City, N.Y., Federal Hall, 1785, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

Cox Corridors: Great Experiment Hall

Bust

John Jay, Chief Justice, 1789-95 (by John Frazee)

Portrait

President's Room

Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton (by Constantino Brumidi)

Bookcases, Rostrum, Base of Chamber and Elevated Platform, Sections of Floor

French Gray or Radio Black marble (from Isle La Motte in Lake Champlain)

Risers of Steps on Floor

French Gray or Radio Black marble (from Isle La Motte in Lake Champlain)

Base Around Entire Chamber, Feature Strip and Base

French Gray or Radio Black marble (from Isle La Motte, in Lake Champlain)

Painting

George Clinton, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Lewis Morris, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

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

Painting

Robert R. Livingston, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Francis Lewis, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Philip Livingston, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Maj. Rob Troup, Aide-de-camp, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Maj. Gen. Philip Schuyler, Albany, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Maj. M. Clarkson, Aide-de-camp, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Maj. Gen. James Clinton, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Senate wing

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

Painting

Senate wing

Abram S. Hewitt, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

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

Painting

Senate wing

Martin I. Townsend, Senator, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

S. S. Cox, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Alexander Hamilton, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

State Seal

painted plaster (cast from original stained glass by Johannes Adam Oertel)

Artist

Albert Bierstadt
b. Germany,
d. New York City, New York
Entrance into Monterey located in the House Members stairway, west; Discovery of the Hudson in the House Members stairway, east

Artist

Joy Flinsch Buba
b. Long Island, New York 
Statue of Dr. Florence Sabin

Artist

Henry Kirke Bush-Brown
b. Ogdensburg, New York
Completed statue of Richard Stockton (commenced by Henry Kirke Brown)

Artist

Vice President’s Room

James Calverley
b. Albany, New York
Bust of Lafayette Foster

Artist

Senate wing

Francis Bicknell Carpenter
b. Homer, New York
First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation by President Lincoln

Artist

Gaetano Cecere
b. New York City, New York
Relief portraits above the House Gallery doors: Alfonso X, George Mason, Justinian I, and Simon de Montfort

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

George L. Clough
b. Auburn, New York
Portrait of Theodore M. Pomeroy

Artist

Allyn Cox
b. New York City, New York
Completed the frieze around the Rotunda; Restored the painting by Brumidi, Cornwallis Sues for a Cessation of Hostilities Under the Flag of Truce; Designed and executed the decoration of the first floor corridors in the House wing (now known as the Cox Corridors)

Artist

Thomas Crawford
b. New York City, New York
Statue of Freedom on top of the Dome; Pediment of the East Front of the Senate wing; Bronze doors of the House and Senate wings; Statues of Justice and History on the cap above the Senate bronze doors

Artist

Senate Gallery

Robert Cushing
d. New York City, New York
Bust of Millard Fillmore

Artist

Jo Davidson
b. New York City, New York
Robert M. LaFollette statue in National Statuary Hall; Will Rogers statue in the House Connection; Busts of Charles G. Dawes and Henry A. Wallace, both in the Senate wing

Artist

Anna Dunbar
b. New York City, New York
Plaster bust of Walter C. Andrews

Artist

Moses A. Wainer Dykaar
d. New York City, New York
Busts of Thomas P. Marshall, Calvin Coolidge and Charles Curtis all located in the Senate wing east corridor; Busts of Champ Clark and Nicholas Longworth both in the rotunda of the Cannon House Office Building

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Esther Edmonds
b. New York City, New York
Portrait of J. L. Orr

Artist

Frank Eliscu
b. New York City, New York
Bronze plaque commemorating Joseph G. Cannon; bronze ornamental screen over main entrance to James Madison Building

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Charles Loring Ellicott
b. Scipio, New York
Portrait of Joseph B. Varnum

Artist

Marisol Escobar
New York City, New York
Statue of Father Damien

Artist

Cornelia Adele Strong Fassett
b. Owasco, New York
The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission

Artist

Office of the Architect

Charles J. Fox
b. Brooklyn, New York
Portraits of Leslie Biffle and David Lynn

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

William A. Greaves
b. Watertown, New York
Portraits of Samuel J. Randall and Galusha A. Grow

Artist

Oscar Gruber
b. New York City, New York
Portrait of Charles A. Buckley

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Daniel Huntington
B. New York City, New York
Portrait of Robert C. Winthrop

Artist

Albert Jaegers
d. Suffern, New York
Bust of Joseph C. Cannon

Artist

Thomas Hudson Jones
b. Buffalo, New York
Relief portraits over the House doors: Gregory IX, and Hammurabi

Artist

Charles Keck
b. New York City, New York
Charles Brantley Aycock statue in the Crypt; Huey Pierce Long statue in National Statuary Hall; Harry S. Truman bust in the Senate wing

Artist

Senate Reception Room

Adrian S. Lamb
New York City, New York
Portrait of Daniel Webster

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Joseph Lauber
New York City, New York
Portrait of William Pennington

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Stabley G. Middleton
b. Brooklyn, New York
Portrait of Linn Boyd

Artist

Clark Mills
Cast the Statue of Freedom on the Dome; Apollo bust(destroyed in the fire of 1851)

Artist

Erastus Dow Palmer
b. Pompey, New York
Statue of Robert R. Livingston

Artist

William Ordaway Partridge
d. New York City, New York
Portrait bust of Chief Justice Fuller

Artist

William H. Powell
b. New York City, New York
Battle of Lake Erie located in the Senate wing; Discovery of the Mississippi, in the Rotunda

Artist

Margaret Brisbine Preble
b. New York City, New York
Portrait of the Honorable Royal C. Johnson; Portrait of the Honorable John E. Rankin

Artist

Margaret Brisbine Preble
b. New York City, New York
Portrait of the Honorable Royal C. Johnson; Portrait of the Honorable John E. Rankin

Artist

Randolph Rogers
b. Waterloo, New York
Bronze doors in the east portico of the Capitol

Artist

Frederic Wellington Ruchstuhl
New York City
Statues of John C. Calhoun, Uriah M. Rose and Wade Hampton

Artist

Charles R. J. Fevret de Saint Memin
New York City
Portrait of John Marshall

Artist

Horatio Stone
b. Jackson, New York
Statues of John Hancock, Alexander Hamilton and Edward Dickinson Baker

Artist

John Vanderlyn
b. Kingston, New York
The Landing of Columbus in the Rotunda; Portrait of George Washington in the House wing

Artist

Leonard W. Volk
b. Wells, New York
Statue of General James Shields

Artist

James Walker
New York City
Battle of Chapultepec in the west staircase of the Senate wing

Artist

Robert A. Weinman
b. New York City, New York
Two bronze medallions depicting James Madison, located in the Library of Congress

Artist

Robert W. Weir
b. New Rochelle, New York
Embarkation of the Pilgrims

Artist

Senate wing

James Henry Wright
New York City
Portrait of Daniel Webster

Last Updated: October 07, 2014