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Front view of the Russell Senate Office Building at night.
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View of the U.S. Capitol Building from above at dusk
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Yellow flowers in front of the Capitol Building
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The Flanagan clock with marble columns in the background
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Women Artists

Women Artists

Portrait of Sarah Fisher Ames (1817-1901)

Women Artists with works in the U.S. Capitol and Congressional Office Buildings.

Women artists with works in the U.S. Capitol and Congressional Office Buildings are featured in the list below.
 

Artists

(some birth/death dates have yet to be found) 


Ames, Sarah Fisher (1817-1901)
Marble bust of President Abraham Lincoln

Beaux, Cecilia (1863-1942)
Portrait of Sereno E. Payne, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee

Brisbine, Margaret Preble (1901- )
Portrait of Royal C. Johnson, Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee
Portrait of John E. Rankin, Chairman of the House Veterans' Affairs Committee

Brown, Betty Beaumont (1913-1993)
Portrait of William M. Colmer, Chairman of the House Rules Committee

Buba, Joy Flinsch (1904-1998)
Bronze statue of Dr. Florence R. Sabin

Burdette, Hattie E. (1875-1955)
Portrait of John Langdon, first president pro tempore of the Senate

Cadwalader-Guild, Emma (1843-1911)
Bronze bust of President William McKinley

Dimmitt, Kathryne Cooksey (1910- )
Portrait of Samuel J. Randall, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee

Drew, Dorothy Hart (1910-1994)
Portrait of George A. Dondero, Chairman of the House Public Works Committee

Dunbar, Anna Glenny (1888-?)
Bronze bust of Walter G. Andrews, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee

Edmonds, Esther (1888-1976)
Portrait of James L. Orr, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Edwards, Kate Flournoy (1877-?)
Portrait of Philip P. Barbour, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Escobar, Marisol (1930- )
Bronze statue of Father Damien

Fassett, Cornelia Adele (1831-1898)
Painting "The Florida Cause before the Electoral Commission"
Portrait of James A. Garfield, Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee

Fraser, Laura Gardin (1889-1966)
Marble relief portrait of Colbert
Marble relief portrait of Edward I
Marble relief portrait of Papinian

Goodwin, Frances M. (1855?-1929)
Marble bust of Vice President Schuyler Colfax

Hale, Ellen Day (1855-1940)
Portrait of John G. Carlisle, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Harlan, Roma C. (1912-2003 )
Portrait of Senator Kenneth Spicer Wherry

Hartley, Elaine
Portrait of Mary T. Norton, Chairwoman of the House District of Columbia Committee

Hergesheimer, E. Sophonisba (1873-?)
Portrait of Joseph W. Byrns, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Herndl, Maria (1860-1912)
Stained glass, "George Washington Memorial Window"
Stained glass circular skylights
Replacement stained glass state seals in the ceiling of the House Chamber (removed during 1950 remodeling of the Chamber)

Jacobson, Yolande (1921- )
Bronze statue of Patrick A. McCarran

Johnson, Adelaide (1846-1955)
Marble portrait monument, Portrait Monument to Lucretia Mott, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and Susan B. Anthony

Lane, Artis (1927- )
Bronze Bust of Sojourner Truth

Margolin, Miri (?- )
Bronze Bust of Raoul Wallenberg

Mason, Jimilu (1930- )
Marble bust of Constantino Brumidi, Italian artist who decorated the Capitol
Marble bust of Vice President Lyndon Johnson

Mears, Helen Farnsworth (1878-1916)
Marble statue of Frances E. Willard

Mimnaugh, Terry (1956- )
Bronze statue of Jeannette Rankin

Morrell, Imogene Robinson (1818-1908)
Portrait of Senator John Dix

Nevin, Blanche (1838-1925)
Marble statue of John P.G. Muhlenberg

Newman, Willie Betty (1864/5-1935)
Portrait of John Bell, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Ney, Elisabet (1833-1907)
Marble statue of Stephen F. Austin
Marble statue of Sam Houston

Parker, Margaret (1947- )
Tapestry, Night in the Forest

Peale, Sarah Miriam (1800-1885)
Portrait of President Milliard Fillmore (attributed)

Polk, Rebecca (1858-?)
Portrait of James K. Polk, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Pugh, Mabel (1891-?)
Portrait of Herbert Bonner, Chairman of the House Merchant Marine & Fisheries Committee
Portrait of Harold D. Cooley, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
Portrait of Clifford R. Hope, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee

Putnam, Brenda (1890-1975)
Marble relief portrait of Maimonides
Marble relief portrait of Solon
Marble relief portrait of Tribonian

Ransom, Caroline L. Ormes (1838-1910)
Portrait of Joshua R. Giddings, member of the House of Representatives
Portrait of John W. Taylor, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Raymond, Evelyn
Bronze statue of Maria L. Sanford

Ream, Vinnie (1847-1914)
Bronze statue of Samuel J. Kirkwood
Marble statue of President Abraham Lincoln
Bronze statue of Sequoyah

Ross, Wendy (1949- )
Bronze bust of Senator Henry "Scoop" Jackson

Satrom, Charlen Jeffery (1939 - )
Portrait of Don Young, Chairman of the House Resource Committee

Scholz, Belle Kinney (1890-1959)
Bronze statue of Andrew Jackson
Bronze statue of John Sevier

Shourds, Dalton (1935- )
Portrait of John W. Flannagan, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee
Portrait of Hampton P. Fulmer, Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee

Silvercruys, Suzanne (1898-1973)
Bronze statue of Eusebio F. Kino
Marble bust of Joseph W. Martin, Jr., Speaker of the House of Representatives

Sparrow, Louise Kidder (1884-1979)
Plaster bust of Theodore Burton, member of the House of Representatives and Senate

Spencer, Jean Van Vliet (1904?- )
Portrait of Daniel Alden Reed, Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee

Sprung, Sharon (1953- )
Portrait of Jeanette Rankin, first woman elected to Congress (Montana)

Stanton, Lucy M. (1875-1931)
Portrait of Howell Cobb, Speaker of the House of Representatives

Vonnoh, Bessie Potter (1872-1954)
Marble bust of James S. Sherman, Vice President of the United States

Waite, Emily B. (1887-?)
Portrait of Philip J. Philbin, Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee

Walker, Nellie V. (1874-1973)
Bronze statue of James Harlan

Whitney, Anne (1821-1915)
Marble statue of Samuel Adams