Oil on Canvas. Portrait of George Washington by John Trumbull. The painting was a bequest to the museum from Charles Allen Munn, 1924.
Dimensions: 26 ½” x 18 ½”
Location: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, New York, 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.