Headquarters Tour: Part 6

Artwork in the Headquarters in Louisville, Kentucky

 

 


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Far Wall and Right Side of Main floor

 

President James Monroe
-- by Gregory Stapko, after the original by James Peale.

The painting hangs above a replica of his desk under the stairwell.


William Penn (no photo)


 

Don Bernardo de Galvez, Governor of Louisiana 1777-1785
(and a Spanish Admiral)
-- artist unknown


 

Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker's Hill
(near Boston MA)
-- by Thomas Pelham Curtis after the original by John Trumbull
(at the Yale University Art Gallery)


 

Abraham Baldwin, signer of the U.S. Constitution
-- by Gregory Stapko, after the original by C.F. Naegele.


 

General Henry Dearborn, 1751-1829
-- artist unknown, after the original by Gilbert Stuart


 

Robert R. Livingston, minister plenipotentiary to France
-- by Thomas Pelham Curtis after the original by John Vanderlyn
(at the New York Historical Society)


 

Captain John Paul Jones, who is best known for his comment,
"I have just begun to fight" when asked to surrender as his
(French origin) ship le Bonhomme Richard was sinking.
He pressed the attack and overwhelmed the British ship Serapis
on September 23, 1779.