JOHN TRUMBULL DOCUMENT


John Trumbull was born June 6, 1756 – died November 10, 1843.  Trumull was an American artist during the period of the American Revolutionary War famous for his historical paintings including his Declaration of Independence, which appears on the reverse of the $2 dollar bill. John Trumbull’s Declaration of Independence is a 12- by 18-foot oil-on-canvas in the United States Capitol Rotunda which depicts the presentation of the draft of the United States Declaration of Independence to Congress. It was based off a much smaller version of the same scene, presently held in the Yale University art collection. Vintage Document written by John Trumbell. Document is written on cut paper. It appears to be a bill or accounting for a portrait painting & framing. The bottom of the Document has the initial autograph JT. In the spring of 1775 he joined the Connecticut First Regiment – where his talent for Drawing enabled hime to produce accurate maps of enemy positions from direct observation In 1780 Trumbell was imprisoned by the British for speaking out in favor of the Revolution and against the British, making John Trumbell an Amazing Artist, Spy & a Traitor to the British Crown. Regular Price – $ 750.00 / Sale Price – $ 495.00.

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