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The Senate maintains over 70 paintings created by some of America's preeminent artists, commemorating many of the great persons and events of our national history.

 Ulysses S. Grant
(1868) by William F. Cogswell
 Ulysses S. Grant by William F. Cogswell  


John Adams
Nelson Aldrich
William Allison
America's First Moon Landing, July 21, 1969
Howard Baker, Jr.
Isaac Bassett
The Battle of Chapultepec (Storming of Chapultepec)
The Battle of Fort Moultrie
Battle of Lake Erie
Blanche Kelso Bruce
Robert C. Byrd
John C. Calhoun by Henry Darby
John C. Calhoun by Arthur Schmalz Conrad
Hattie Caraway
Henry Clay by Henry Darby
Henry Clay by Allyn Cox
The Connecticut Compromise
Thomas A. Daschle
Everett McKinley Dirksen
John Adams Dix
Bob Dole
James Eastland
Leiv Eiriksson Discovers America A.D. 1000
First Reading of the Emancipation Proclamation of President Lincoln
The Florida Case before the Electoral Commission
Fort Defiance, New Mexico (now Arizona)
Fort Delaware, Delaware
Fort Knox, Maine
Fort Mackinac, Michigan
Fort Scammel and Fort Gorges, Maine
Fort Taylor, Florida
Fort Trumbull, Connecticut
Joseph Gales
John Nance Garner
Arthur P. Gorman
Ulysses S. Grant
Patrick Henry
Andrew Jackson
Sergeants Jasper and Newton Rescuing American Prisoners from the British
Thomas Jefferson
John Paul Jones
Robert M. La Follette
John Langdon
Henry Latimer
James Latimer
Henry Laurens
J. Hamilton Lewis
Abraham Lincoln
Willie P. Mangum
Mike Mansfield
General Marion Inviting a British Officer to Share His Meal
Charles L. McNary
George J. Mitchell
John Morgan
Justin Morrill
Mrs. Motte Directing Generals Marion and Lee to Burn Her Mansion to Dislodge the British
Niagara, The Table Rock–Winter
Lee Slater Overman
Portrait of a Child with Moth (probably Kate Bennitt)
The Recall of Columbus
Joseph T. Robinson
Morris Sheppard
Signing of the First Treaty of Peace with Great Britain
Margaret Chase Smith
The Space Shuttle Challenger
Spending Uncle Sam's Money
Charles Sumner
Robert A. Taft by Rudolf Anton Bernatschke
Robert A. Taft by Deane Keller
Nicholas Van Dyke
Arthur H. Vandenberg
Robert F. Wagner
George Washington by William Dunlap
George Washington by Gilbert Stuart
George Washington by Gilbert Stuart
George Washington (Patriae Pater) by Rembrandt Peale
George Washington at Princeton
Daniel Webster attributed to Richard Francis Nagle
Daniel Webster by Adrian Lamb
Daniel Webster by James Henry Wright
West Point, New York
Kenneth S. Wherry

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The United States Senate Catalogue of Fine Art  and the United States Senate Catalogue of Graphic Art illustrate the diversity of the Senate's art collection.

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