Speaker Newt Gingrich’s unique portrait—the only one among the Speaker portraits set outdoors—was unveiled in 2000. Georgia-based artist Thomas Nash depicts Gingrich on a second floor balcony on the West Front of the Capitol, overlooking the National Mall. Also unusual, the subject holds papers entitled “Contract with America”; specific legislation is rarely referenced in commemorative portraits.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Newton Leroy Gingrich,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Listing/2005/2005-016-050/ (December 08, 2021)
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