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Art by State: Pennsylvania

Art by State: Pennsylvania

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: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Robert Fulton (Artist, Inventor)

Statue

John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (Representative, Senator)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Frederick A. C. Muhlenberg, Speaker (by Samuel B. Waugh after Joseph Wright)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Galusha A. Grow, Speaker (by William A. Greaves)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Samuel J. Randall, Speaker (by William A. Greaves)

Portrait

House wing

Portrait

House wing

Samuel J. Randall, Chairman, House Committee on Appropriations (by Kathryne C. Dimmitt)

Painting

Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Mifflin (by Seth Eastman)

Bust

Vice President George M. Dallas (by Henry J. Ellicott)

Mural

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

Philadelphia, PA, Carpenter's Hall, 1774, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

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

Philadelphia, PA, Independence Hall, 1775, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

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

York, PA, Old Court House, 1777, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

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

Philadelphia, PA, Congress Hall, 1790, meeting place of Congress (by Allyn Cox)

Mural

Senate wing

Washington at Valley Forge, 1778 (by Constantino Brumidi)

Portrait

Architect Thomas U. Walter (by Francisco Pausas)

Painting

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

Painting

Thomas Willing, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Benjamin Rush, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

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

Painting

James Willson, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Benjamin Franklin, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

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

Painting

Thomas Mifflin, President Delegate, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Charles Thompson, Secretary, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission  (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Charles Morris, Delegate, represented in General George Washington Resigning His Commission (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Gen. Anthony Wayne, represented in Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Gen. Hand, represented in Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Gen. Peter Muhlenberg, represented in Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Col. Walter Stuart, Philadelphia, represented in Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Senate wing

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

Painting

Senate wing

William D. Kelley, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

William D. Kelley, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

George A. Jenks, Representative, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

J. D. Cameron, Senator, represented in The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission (by Cornelia Adèle Strong Fassett)

Painting

Senate wing

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

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Benjamin Franklin, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Governor Morris, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Robert Morris, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

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

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Thomas Mifflin, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

George Clymer, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Thomas FitzSimons, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Jared Ingersoll, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Frieze

Penn’s Treaty with the Indians” (scene by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

President’s Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

plaster relief

Artist

Cecilia Beaux

b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Portrait of Sereno E. Payne

Artist

John Joseph Capolino

b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Iwo Jima located in the House and Senate Armed Services rooms

Artist

Henry Cooper

b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Portrait of Samuel N. Friedel

Artist

Senate

Augustus G. Heaton

b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Recall of Columbus

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

S. Sophonisba Hergesheimer b. Allentown, Pennsylvania Portrait of Joseph W. Byrns

Artist

Thomas Hicks

b. Newton, Pennsylvania

Portrait of Daniel Wesley Middleton

Artist

James R. Lambkin

b. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Portrait of Daniel Webster

Artist

Blanche Nevin

b. Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

Statue of J.P.G. Muhlenburg

Artist

Richard Lanty Partington

d. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Portrait of George S. Graham

Artist

Rembrandt Peale

b. Bucks County, Pennsylvania

Portrait of George Washington located in the Vice President's room; Portrait of John Marshall, in the Supreme Court Building

Artist

Luigi Persico

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Statue of War and Peace from the central portico; the Discovery group; the pediment of the central east front

Artist

Howard Roberts

b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Statue of Robert Fulton

Artist

House wing

Henry Lyman Sayen

b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Four lunettes in the House Appropriations Committee room

Artist

Supreme Court

Robert Oliver Skemp

b. Scottsdale, Pennsylvania

Portrait of the Honorable Walter G. Andrews

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

William Thomas Smedley

b. Chester County, Pennsylvania

Portrait of Speaker John G. Cannon

Artist

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

James Brade Sword b. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Portrait of John W. Jones

Artist

Samuel B. Waugh

b. Mercer, Pennsylvania

Portrait of Frederick Muhlenberg

Artist

Abraham Woodside

b. Philadelphia

Portrait of Amanda Walter

Walls and Column Cladding Throughout

sandstone

Last Updated: November 13, 2013