George Washington (Trumbull)
|Medium||Oil on canvas|
|Dimensions||91.4 cm (36.0 in) × 71.1 cm (28.0 in)|
|Location||Metropolitan Museum of Art|
|Identifiers||The Met object ID: 12822|
The oil on canvas painting measures 36 inches (0.91 m) x 28 inches (0.71 m). It depicts Washington standing near the Hudson River with his servant Billy Lee behind him. West Point can be seen in the distance.
Trumbull painted the picture from memory some five years after serving on Washington's staff during the American War of Independence.
The work is on view in the Metropolitan Museum's Gallery 753.
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