American Pantheon: Sculptural & Artistic Decoration of U S Capitol

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American Pantheon: Sculptural & Artistic Decoration of U S Capitol - Kennon, Donald R, Professor (Editor), and Somma, Thomas P (Contributions by)

Like the ancient Roman Pantheon, the U.S. Capitol was designed by its political and aesthetic arbiters to memorialize the virtues, events, and persons most representative of the nation's ideals - an attempt to raise a particular version of the nation's founding to the level of myth. American Pantheon examines the influences upon not only those ... Read More

American Pantheon: Sculptural & Artistic Decoration of U S Capitol 2004, Ohio University Press

ISBN-13: 9780821414439

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