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American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: John Trumbull, American, 1756–1843
The Capture of the Hessians at Trenton, December 26, 1776
Oil on canvas
51.1 x 76.2 cm (20 1/8 x 30 in.)
Christie’s, New York, George Washington at Princeton: From the Collection of Mrs. J. Insley Blair, sale cat. (2006), 12, ill.
Helen A. Cooper, M.A. 1975, M.Phil. 1977, Ph.D. 1986 et al., Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2008), 26, 8889, 98, no. 34, ill.
John Ferling, The Ascent of George Washington:The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon (New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2009), unpag., ill.
Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.