Early American Neo-Classicism
The 'Facebook' and 'Tumblr' of the 1770's
Battle of Bunker Hill by John Trumbull
'...For some days past, there has been little less, than a famine in camp. A part of the army has been a week, without any kind of flesh, and the rest for three or four days. Naked and starving as they are, we cannot enough admire the incomparable patience and fidelity of the soldiery, that they have not been ere this excited by their sufferings, to a general mutiny or dispersion...'- Washington
Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emmanuel Leutze
What's wrong with this painting?
Values used in American Neo-Classical Art
Monticello by Thomas Jefferson
"Neoclassical Architecture." Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Encyclopedia Britannica, 2013. Web. 11 Nov. 2013. <http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/1383512/Neoclassical-architecture>.