43 x 32 in. (109.2 x 81.3 cm)
Framed: 50 1/2 x 40 1/4 in. (128.3 x 102.2 cm)
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
Minority Leader John Rhodes’ portrait was unveiled in 1981, after he left Congress. Artist Herbert Abrams included a landscape painting of Rhodes’ native Arizona above a statuette of an elephant, the Republican Party symbol. Abrams studied in New York City at the Pratt Institute and the Art Students League, pursuing portraiture throughout his career.