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Trumbull, John (1756–1843). Painter 

The Oxford Dictionary of American Art and Artists

Ann Lee Morgan

The first significant painter of subjects from American history, he is known also for portraits and landscapes. His four representations of events from the Revolutionary era number among eight large paintings embellishing the U.S. Capitol rotunda. Trumbull was born into a prominent family in Lebanon, Connecticut. Before he graduated from Harvard College in ... ...

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