American Paintings and Sculpture
Artist: John Trumbull, American, 1756–1843

The Resignation of General Washington, December 23, 1783

1824–28

Oil on canvas

20 x 30 x 1 in. (50.8 x 76.2 x 2.5 cm) framed: 27 x 37 x 3 1/8 in. (68.6 x 94 x 7.9 cm)
Trumbull Collection
1832.8
Culture: 
American
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Paintings
Status: 
On view
Bibliography: 

Helen A. Cooper et al., John Trumbull: The Hand and Spirit of a Painter (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1982), 88, pl. 31.

Helen A. Cooper 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, 66, 67–69, 80, 94–95, 101, 102, 103, 104, 106, no. 38, 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.

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