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Capture of the Hessians at Trenton 26 December 1776

Oil on Canvas.  

Date: 1792

Dimensions: 92 ½” x 63”

Location: Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, 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. 

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