Representations of Washington in the Capitol

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George Washington by Horatio Greenough, marble; purchased 1833-36
(Installed in the Rotunda 1841 and moved to the east Capitol Grounds in 1844. Transferred to Smithsonian Institution in 1908.)


George Washington by David D'Angers, 1828; bronze, 28"; Rotunda


George Washington by Antonio Capellano, 1827, sandstone, 29 1/2"; Central section, first floor


George Washington by D.A. Curtis, 1926, after William Rush, bronze, 26"; EF-100, southeast niche


George Washington of the Houdon school, 1966, marble, 32"; Niche adjacent to S-227


George Washington, 1732-1799, Virginia
Antoine Houdon, bronze, 7'6"; 1909 casting from the original 1788 marble; Rotunda


George Washington by Rembrandt Peale, 1828, from life, 69 1/2" x 52 1/2"; Old Senate Chamber


George Washington at Princeton by Charles Willson Peale, 91 5/8" x 58 3/8"; Senate Wing, third floor, west corridor


George Washington by William Dunlap, 1783, from life, pastel, 25 1/2" x 19 1/2"; SB-16


George Washington by Gilbert Stuart, from life, Thomas Chestnut portrait, 28 1/2" x 23 1/2"; S-207, Senators' Conference Room


George Washington by Gilbert Stuart, from life, Lansdowne or "teapot" type, 93" x 59"; H-207, House Reception Room


George Washington by Gilbert Stuart, from life, Edward Pennington portrait, 30" x 25"; S-210


George Washington by John Vanderlyn, 1834, after Gilbert Stuart, 92" x 62"; House Chamber


General George Washington Resigning His Commission to Congress as Commander in Chief of the Army at Annapolis, Maryland, December 23rd, 1783 by John Trumbull, 12' x 18'; Rotunda


Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia, October 19th, 1781 by John Trumbull, 12' x 18'; Rotunda

(Washington is on the horse in the background)


George Washington by Constantino Brumidi; President's Room


George Washington in Consultation with Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton by Constantino Brumidi, 1870-73; South wall of Senate Wing


George Washington Memorial Window by Maria Herndl, 1901, 39" x 62 3/4"; Senators' private dining room, first floor


Source: Art in the U.S. Capitol, prepared by the Architect of the Capitol under the direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, United States Printing Office, Washington, 1978



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