Victor Lallier’s portrait of Budget Committee Chairman Brock Adams was one of several paintings he made for the House of Representatives. In this work, Adams poses before a credenza and office chair. Adams holds eyeglasses and papers, as if he has been interrupted in the act of perusing budget figures. Fittingly for a committee that pores over figures, sharpened pencils stand ready for action, atop a stack of books and ledgers.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Brockman (Brock) Adams,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2002/2002-008-002/ (January 20, 2022)
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