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John Trumbull

Trumbull, John (1756–1843), U.S. painter. He studied with Benjamin West in London, where he started The Battle of Bunker's Hill (1786). He made 36 life-portrait studies for his best known work, The Signing of the Declaration of Independence (1786–94), one of his four monumental pictures on Revolutionary themes for the U.S. Capitol rotunda (1817–24). He is also well known for his portraits of George Washington.

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