Wednesday, January 27, 2016

"The Iowa State Capitol"

"The Iowa State Capitol"
Des Moines, Iowa
Montana Thanksgiving 2015
5"x7" original watercolor
140 lbs. cold pressed paper
Arches Bright white

What a remarkable building!  The state capitol building 
in Des Moines houses the Iowa SenateIowa House of Representatives
the Office of the Governor, and the Offices of the Attorney GeneralAuditor,
The building also includes a chamber for the Iowa Supreme Court
although court activities usually take place in the neighboring Iowa Supreme Court building. 
The building was constructed between 1871 and 1886, and is the only five-domed capitol in the country. (wikipedia)

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