The Battle of Princeton
By: James LaRue, Laura Fylling & Michael Sebbag
The Death of General Mercer at the Battle of Princeton, New Jersey, 3 January 1777. By John Trumbull 1787-1797.
This is zoomed in portrayal of the emphasis on the American flag symbol and as well George Washington.
About John Trumbull
John Trumbull was Born in Lebanon Connecticut, in 1756, his parents were early descendants of puritans. John was surrounded by intelligent, politically active people through his childhood and teen life this is due to the fact that his father was the governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1784. When John turned fifteen he joined Harvard college but graduated three years later because of a loss of use to one of his eyes. However this did not stop John from becoming one of the most famous important American artist. Jon played many important roles during his life time, other than being a phenomenal American artist John served in the military as general George Washington's second personal aid. his primary job was to sketch out British military strategies fro Washington and his army to use. John Trumbull is most famously known for his painting of the meeting of the creation of the Declaration of Independence and The death of General Mercer at the Battle Of Princeton.