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A Cascade of Books by Frank Eliscu (1912–1996) is a bronze sculptural screen that rises five stories above the main entrance to the James Madison Memorial Building of the Library of Congress. Measuring approximately 50 feet high by 35 feet wide, it consists of 98 open books, with some as large as five feet wide.
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Art by State: South Carolina

Art by State: South Carolina

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: South Carolina

South Carolina
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

John C. Calhoun (Representative, Secretary of War, Vice President, Secretary of State)

Statue

Wade Hampton (Governor, Senator)

Portrait

Speaker's Lobby, House wing, 2nd floor

Langdon Cheves, Speaker (by Hal Morrison)

Portrait

Speaker's Lobby, House wing, 2nd floor

James L. Orr, Speaker (by Esther Edmonds)

Medallion Portrait

Senate wing

Senator John C. Calhoun (by Arthur E. Schmalz Conrad)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Sumter, before the war (by Seth Eastman)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Sumter, after the bombardment (by Seth Eastman)

Painting

center section, 1st floor, west corridor

Fort Sumter, after the war (by Seth Eastman)

Bust

Vice President John C. Calhoun (by Theodore A. Mills)

Portrait

Senate wing

Vice President John C. Calhoun (by Henry F. Darby)

Bust

John Rutledge, Chief Justice, 1795 (by Alexander Galt)

Painting

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

Painting

Arthur Middleton, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Thomas Heyward, Jr., represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Edward Rutledge, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Col. John Laurens represented in Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Senate wing

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

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Charles Pinckney, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

John Rutledge, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

Pierce Butler, represented in Signing of the Constitution (by Howard Chandler Christy)

State Seal

President’s Room

ceiling mural (by Constantino Brumidi)

State Seal

plaster relief

Artist

Senate Gallery

Theodore Augustus Mills

b. Charleston, South Carolina

Portrait bust of John C. Calhoun

Artist

Senate wing

Thomas Sully

b. Charleston, South Carolina

Portrait of Thomas Jefferson; portrait of Andrew Jackson

Artist

Senate collection

Last Updated: November 20, 2013