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Art by State: Illinois

Art by State: Illinois

Art by State: Illinois

Illinois
Statue
Statue

Gen. James Shields (Senator from 3 states)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Joseph G. Cannon, Speaker (by William T. Smedley)

Portrait

House of Representatives Speaker’s Lobby

Henry T. Rainey, Speaker (by Howard C. Christy)

Portrait

H-217

Bust

Senate wing

Vice President Adlai E. Stevenson (by Franklin Simmons)

Bust

Senate wing

Mosaic
Portrait

Senate wing

Abraham Lincoln (by Freeman Thorp)

Artist

Senate wing

Arthur E. Schmalz Conrad

b. Chicago, Illinois

portrait of John C. Calhoun

Artist

Laura Garden Fraser

b. Chicago, Illinois three relief portraits over the House Gallery doors: Edward I,

Papinian, and Colbert

Artist
Artist

House Office Building

M. John Lenhardt

b. Alton, Illinois

portrait of the Honorable l. Mendel Rivers

Artist

Charles Adrian Pillars

b. Rantoul, Illinois

statues of John Gorrie and General E. Kirby Smith

Artist

Edward Howard Ratti

b. Chicago, Illinois

carved relief portraits over the House Gallery doors; carved panel representing “Wisdom” in the Senate Chamber

Artist

House Office Building

Jean Van Vliet Spencer

b. Oak Park, Illinois

portrait of Daniel A. Reed

Artist

Capitol Grounds

Wheeler Williams

b. Chicago, Illinois

statue of Robert A. Taft