Alexander Hamilton (Trumbull)

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Alexander Hamilton
Hamilton Trumbull 1792-retouch.jpg
Artist John Trumbull
Year 1792
Subject Alexander Hamilton
Dimensions 219.1 cm × 146.1 cm (86.3 in × 57.5 in)
Location

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

Alexander Hamilton is a 1792[1] full-length portrait of Alexander Hamilton by John Trumbull. It is one of multiple paintings John Trumbull made of Alexander Hamilton.

In 2013, the painting was donated by Credit Suisse to both New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville, Arkansas. According to The Met, the work is considered the "greatest known portrait of Hamilton and one of the finest civic portraits from the Federal period".[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "John Trumbull (American, Lebanon, Connecticut 1756–1843 New York)". Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved 2016-02-07.
  2. ^ "Trumbull's Iconic Portrait of Alexander Hamilton Now on View at Metropolitan Museum". Metropolitan Museum of Art. Retrieved August 3, 2015.

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