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The Death of General Montgomery in the Attack on Quebec, December 31, 1775

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Description: John Trumbull: The Hand and Spirit of a Painter
An avid reader from his youth, Trumbull developed many of the tastes of his European contemporaries— including a respect for the great deeds of the past and for literature and art that instructed men’s moral sensibilities...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
Related print edition pages: pp.42-92
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00071.011
Description: John Trumbull: The Hand and Spirit of a Painter
It seems deceptively easy to place John Trumbull in the development of American art. When the major artists of the preceding generation, Benjamin West and John Singleton Copley, remained in England after the War of Independence, Trumbull and Gilbert Stuart carried forward in America the arts of history painting and portraiture, respectively, during the early years of the Republic. Trumbull’s...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
Related print edition pages: pp.22-41
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00071.010
Description: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness: American Art from the Yale University...
The presence of British troops in colonial Boston had long been a point of contention among the city’s progressive politicians. On the night of 5 March 1770, in King Street, a mob of local men and boys taunted a British sentry standing guard at the city’s customs house...
PublisherYale University Art Gallery
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.74-133
https://doi.org/10.37862/aaeportal.00075.011

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