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John Trumbull: Patrick Tracy, 1784/86
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John Trumbull

[American Neoclassical Painter, 1756-1843]

• Relationships: Studied under Benjamin West.
• Subject matter:  Specializes in History Painting.
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Original works by John Trumbull available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteJohn Trumbull at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
3 works online

Notable SiteJohn Trumbull at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  
George Washington, 1780

Notable SiteJohn Trumbull at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Watercolor collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston  
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteJohn Trumbull at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
4 works by John Trumbull

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
The Declaration of Independence, 4 July 1776

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Works by John Trumbull

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Drawing attributed to John Trumbull

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine (Zoomable)
Portrait of Professor Chauncey Allen Goodrich, 1827

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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The Sortie from Gibraltar

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
Judge Samuel Livermore, 1792

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

John Trumbull in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury, Connecticut

McCord Museum of Canadian History, Montreal, Quebec

John Trumbull at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of John Adams

John Trumbull at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson

New Britain Museum of American Art, Connecticut
The Rev. Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright, 1820

New-York Historical Society

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by John Trumbull online

John Trumbull at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

U.S. Capitol Art Collection
Declaration of Independence in Congress
General George Washington Resigning his Commission to Congress
Surrender of General Burgoyne at Saratoga, New York
Surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown, Virginia

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

Art Market:
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Artarchiv Sample Artist Signatures
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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteArt Renewal Center

Notable SiteCGFA  

Notable SiteThe Athenaeum  
26 works online by Trumbull

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

California State University WorldImages Database  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

The History Project at U.C. Davis  

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on John Trumbull  
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Notable SiteGrove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"1820 John Trumbull Print, 'The Declaration of Independence'"

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John Trumbull: Death of General Warren
Death of General Warren

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John Trumbull: Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
Surrender of Lord Cornwallis

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The Declaration of Independence
The Declaration of Independence

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