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Art by State: Virginia

Art by State: Virginia

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: Virginia

Virginia
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Robert E. Lee (Confederate General, Educator)

Statue

George Washington (1st President)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Philip P. Barbour, Speaker (by Kate F. Edwards)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Andrew Stevenson, Speaker (by Spencer B. Nichols)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Robert M. T. Hunter, Speaker (by Richard N. Brooke)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

John W. Jones, Speaker (by James B. Sword)

Painting

Baptism of Pocahontas (by John G. Chapman)

Painting

Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Bust

Vice President Thomas Jefferson (by Moses Jacob Ezekiel)

Bust

Vice President John Tyler (by William C. McCauslen)

Bust

John Marshall, Chief Justice, 1801B35 (by Hiram Powers)

Frieze

Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown, 1781 (scene by Filippo Costaggini)

Portrait

Senate wing

President Thomas Jefferson (by Thomas Sully)

Portrait

Senate wing

Patrick Henry; American statesman & orator, Governor (by George B. Matthews, after Thomas Sully)

Portrait

House wing

John Marshall; Chief Justice, Member of Congress, Secretary of State (by Richard N. Brooke, after W. D. Washington)

Fresco

Members' Private Dining Room

Cornwallis Sues for Cessation of Hostilities Under the Flag of Truce (scene is Yorktown, by Constantino Brumidi)

Portrait

President's Room

Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson (by Constantino Brumidi)

Columns (original)

Sandstone (from Aquia Creek, Stafford County)

Replacement Columns

Breccia or Potomac marble (from Loudon County) *see also Maryland

Painting

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

Painting

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

Painting

Richard Henry Lee, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

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

Painting

Mrs. Washington & three daughters, represented in Declaration of Independence (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Col. Morgan, Virginia Riflemen, represented in Surrender of General Burgoyne (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Thomas Nelson, Governor of Virginia, represented in Surrender of Lord Cornwallis (by John Trumbull)

Painting

Senate wing

J. Randolph Tucker, Representative, 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

Richard Norris Brooke

b. Warrenton, Virginia

Portrait of Chief Justice Marshall in the House wing; portrait of Robert M. T. Hunter in the Speaker’s Lobby

Artist

John Gadsby Chapman

b. Alexandria, Virginia

The Baptism of Pocahontas

Artist

Alexander Galt

b. Norfolk, Virginia

Bust of Chief Justice Rutledge, in the Old Supreme Court Chamber

Artist

Moses Ezekiel

Portrait bust of Thomas Jefferson

Artist

H. Augustus Lukeman

b. Richmond, Virginia

Statue of Jefferson Davis and James Z. George

Artist

John B. Martin

d. Richmond, Virginia

Portrait of John Marshall located in the Supreme Court

Artist

George B. Matthews

b. Tappahannock, Virginia

Portrait of William R. Woods, in the House Appropriations room; Joseph W. Byrns portrait; William Thornton portrait, in the Office of the Architect; portrait of B. H. Latrobe, Charles Bullfinch and Elliott Wood

Artist

Edward Virginius Valentine

b. Richmond, Virginia

Bronze statue of Robert E. Lee

Last Updated: November 20, 2013