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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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Car of History Clock in the U.S. Capitol’s National Statuary Hall.
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Art by State: Vermont

Art by State: Vermont

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: Vermont

Vermont
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Ethan Allen (Revolutionary War hero)

Statue

Senate Wing

Jacob Collamer (Representative, Postmaster General, Senator)

Portrait

Senate wing

Senator Justin S. Morrill (by Jonathan Eastman Johnson)

Steps

Base course & Senate wing (Extension)

Rock of Ages granite (from Barre)

Parapet (side facing galleries)

Senate Chamber Gallery

Montclair Danby marble (from Danby)

Vestibule

Leading from Rotunda to western entrance

Vermont marble

Column Caps

1st floor Main Hall

Imperial White Danby marble (from Danby)

Floor Border and Base

Principal (2nd) floor Senate Reception Room

Verde Antique marble (from Rochester)

Floor Border and Column Bases

Principal (2nd) floor House Reception Room

Verde Antique marble (from Rochester)

Wall Panel and Base

Attic floor Hearing Room (on House side)

Verde Antique marble (from Rochester)

Painting

Senate wing

Justing S. Morrill, 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

Herbert Samuel Adams

b. Concord, Vermont

Bust of Elbridge Gerry; James R. Mann

Artist

Hiram Powers

b. Woodstock, Vermont

Statue of Benjamin Franklin in the Senate wing; statue of Thomas Jefferson in the House wing; portrait bust of John Marshall in the Supreme Court Building

Artist

Senate Wing

Preston Powers

Statue of Jacob Collamer

Artist

Francesco U. Tonelli

d. Proctor, Vermont

Marble replicas of the statues of War and Peace and the sculptural group of Justice and History

Last Updated: November 02, 2012