Portraits form the backbone of the House’s art collection. Hundreds of significant individuals—Speakers, Committee Chairmen, and others—are represented in paintings dating back to the 1780s.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Explore the Collection,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Search
(May 11, 2021)
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