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Apotheosis of Democracy, Sculpture at the United States Capitol

Description: The Apotheosis of Democracy is a public artwork by American sculptor Paul Wayland Bartlett.

History: It was created in Paris and erected atop the House wing of the Capitol in 1916.

Culture: The sculpture symbolizes the idea of democracy through allegorical figures.

Practical: Visitors can view the piece when touring the Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Did you know ?: It represents Peace protecting Genius while surrounded by various symbols of industry.

Location: Washington, D.C.

Inception: 1916

Creator: Paul Wayland Bartlett

Material: marble

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