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Members of the House of Representatives sit in unassigned armchairs arranged in a semicircle on tiered platforms that face the Speaker's rostrum. Behind the rostrum is a frontispiece with Ionic columns made of black Italian marble with white Alabama marble capitals. An American flag occupies the center and is flanked by two bronze faces. The chamber's lower walls are walnut paneled with intervening light grey Genevieve Sheldorado marble pilasters. A gallery for visitors and the press corps rings the chamber
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Art by State: Oregon

Art by State: Oregon

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: Oregon

Oregon
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Rev. Jason Lee (educator, missionary) [by Gifford Proctor]

Statue

Capitol Visitor Center

Dr. John McLoughlin (“Father of Oregon”)

Portrait

Senate wing, 2nd floor, main corridor

Senator Charles L. McNary (by Henrique Medina)

Painting

Senate wing, 3rd floor, east corridor

State Seal

SB216, President's Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

House Chamber

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

Last Updated: November 08, 2013