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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: Washington

Art by State: Washington

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: Washington

Washington
Art/
Architecture
LocationDescription
Statue

Marcus Whitman (Medical Missionary)

Statue

Mother Joseph (Social worker, Hospital founder)

Painting

House wing, east stairway

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

Painting

House wing, east stairway

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

State Seal

painted plaster (cast from orig. stained glass by Johannes Adam Oertel)

Artist

Robert Chester LaFollette

b. Pullman, Washington

Portrait of Senator Robert LaFollette

Last Updated: November 20, 2013