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

The Death of General Montgomery in the Attack on Quebec, December 31, 1775


Oil on canvas

24 5/8 x 37 in. (62.5 x 94 cm)
Trumbull Collection
18th century
On view*

Helen A. Cooper et al., John Trumbull: The Hand and Spirit of a Painter (New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1982), 10,36, 53, pl. 7, fig. 18.

Susan B. Matheson, Art for Yale: A History of the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2001), 17–18, fig. 14.

David McCullough, 1776 (China: Simon and Schuster, 2007), 82-83, ill.

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), 20, 25, 84–85, no. 32, ill.

James D. Drake, The Nation’s Nature: How Continental Presumptions Gave Rise to the United States of America (Charlottesville, Va.: University of Virginia Press, 2011), 193, fig. 28.

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