Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, 3 January 1777
Oil on Canvas.
Dimensions: 26” x 37”
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.