Capture of the Hessians at Trenton 26 December 1776
Oil on Canvas.
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.