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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


Ethan Allen (Revolutionary War hero)


Senate Wing

Jacob Collamer (Representative, Postmaster General, Senator)


Senate wing

Senator Justin S. Morrill (by Jonathan Eastman Johnson)


Base course & Senate wing (Extension)

Rock of Ages granite (from Barre)

Parapet (side facing galleries)

Senate Chamber Gallery

Montclair Danby marble (from Danby)


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)


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


Herbert Samuel Adams

b. Concord, Vermont

Bust of Elbridge Gerry; James R. Mann


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


Senate Wing

Preston Powers

Statue of Jacob Collamer


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