The Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
Oil on Canvas.
Dimensions: 12’ x 18’
Location: US Capitol Rotunda, Washington DC, USA
Notes: John Trumbull (1756–1843) was born in Connecticut. He was the son of the governor of Connecticut. He studied painting with Benjamin West in London and is known for his paintings recounting significant events in US history. After graduating from Harvard University, he served in the Continental Army under General Washington.