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Painted Portrait of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
Benjamin Henry Latrobe was hired by President Jefferson in 1803 to fill the...

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The clock above the door on the east side of the Capitol Rotunda.
All eyes are on the clocks as we countdown on New Years Eve. These clocks...

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Gaius

Overview 

Gaius (c. 110-180) Roman jurist. Author of numerous works, the most noted being the Institutes, a complete exposition of the elements of Roman law that were the foundation of Roman civil law.

Joseph Kiselewski
Artist

Marble, 28" dia.
1950
House Chamber
U.S. Capitol

The 23 marble relief portraits over the gallery doors of the House Chamber in the U.S. Capitol depict historical figures noted for their work in establishing the principles that underlie American law. They were installed when the chamber was remodeled in 1949-1950.

Last Updated: April 29, 2016