AMERICAN HISTORY: Sculptures that adorn the Rotunda of the United States Capitol

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Preservation of Captain John Smith by Pocahontas, 1606, Relief Sculpture

The Basics

ARTIST: Antonio Capellano
MATERIALS: Sandstone
YEAR: 1825
LOCATION: Above the West Door

Landing of the Pilgrims, 1620, Relief Sculpture

ARTIST: Enrico Causici
MATERIALS: Sandstone
YEAR: 1825
LOCATION: Above the East Door

Conflict of Daniel Boone and the Indians, 1773, Relief Sculpture

ARTIST: Enrico Causici
MATERIALS: Sandstone
YEAR:1827
LOCATION: Above the South Door

William Penn’s Treaty with the Indians, 1682, Relief Sculpture

ARTIST: Nicholas Gevelot
MATERIALS: Sandstone
YEAR: 1827
LOCATION: Above the North Door

British Burn the Capitol, 1814, Allyn Cox, 1974, Corridor,
House wing, First Floor.

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