New York State was home to many sculptors, and also produced a great number of commissions for monuments, memorials, and decorative elements on buildings. Artists represented in the New York State Museum include Anna Hyatt Huntington, Daniel Chester French, John Quincy Adams Ward, John Rogers, Leila Usher, and K. George Kratina. The collection also includes a large number of portrait busts and bas-reliefs of important figures in New York State and United States history.