John M. Clayton (Baker)

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John M. Clayton
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Artist Bryant Baker
Medium Marble sculpture
Subject John M. Clayton
Location Washington, D.C., United States

John M. Clayton is a 1934 marble sculpture depicting the American lawyer and politician of the same name by Bryant Baker, installed in the United States Capitol, in Washington D.C., as part of the National Statuary Hall Collection. It is one of two statues donated by the state of Delaware[1] The statue was accepted in the collection by Robert G. Houston on June 6, 1934.[2]

The statue is one of three that Baker has had placed in the Collection.[3]

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  1. ^ Architect of the Capitol Under the Direction of the Joint Committee on the Library, Compilation of Works of Art and Other Objects in the United States Capitol, United States Government Printing Office, Washington 1965 p. 210
  2. ^ Murdock, Myrtle Chaney, National Statuary Hall in the Nation’s Capitol, Monumental Press, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1955 pp. 22-23
  3. ^ Viles, Philip H., National Statuary Hall: Guidebook for a Walking Tour, Published by Philip H. Viles, Tulsa, OK, 1997 p. 114

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