Brigadier General John Glover Artist: John Trumbull (American, 1756–1843)




4 15/16 × 4 in. (12.5 × 10.2 cm)

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Purchased with gifts from Professor Jerome J. Pollitt, B.A. 1957, in memory of his mother, Doris Jordan Pollitt; Peter B. Cooper, B.A. 1960, LL.B. 1964, M.U.S. 1965; Evelyn H. and Robert W. Doran, B.A. 1955; Joseph G. Fogg III, B.A. 1968; Lionel Goldfrank III, B.A. 1965; Mrs. William S. Kilroy; and Ferdinand T. Stent, B.A. 1961; and with the Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund

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18th century


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Descended in the family of Hall Park McCullough, Bennington, VT, who acquired the drawings in 1897 from the estate of Trumbull's nephew-in-law, Yale Professor Benjamin Silliman, who had inherited them at the artist's death.
  • Myron Magnet, The Founders at Home: The Building of America, 1735-1817 (New York: W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2014), n.p., ill
  • "Acquisitions," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin: Online Supplement (accessed 2012), 54, ill
  • Jock Reynolds, "Director's Report: July 1, 2009–June 30, 2010," in "Time Will Tell: Ethics and Choices in Conservation," special issue, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2010), 12–13, ill
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Inscribed and dated recto lower left "B. Gen Glover / Marblehead 1794 / Nov 13"
Inscribed verso "B. Gen. Glover / Marblehead Nov. 13th 1794"

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