Dennis Malone Carter
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|Dennis Malone Carter|
Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat by Dennis Malone Carter
|Died||July 6, 1881
New York City
|Notable work||Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat|
Dennis Malone Carter (c. 1820 - 1881) was an Irish-American painter. Carter's birth date is variously listed as 1818, 1820, and 1827. Born in Ireland, he immigrated to the United States with his parents in 1839. He settled in New York City, painting portraits and historical settings.
|1878||Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat, oil||43 × 59 in. (109.2 × 149.9 cm.)||National Museum of the United States Navy, Naval Historical Foundation, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.||Subjects: Lieutenant Stephen Decatur, Jr. (1779–1820); Midshipman Thomas Macdonough, Jr. (1783-1825). Scene: during the bombardment of Tripoli (in modern-day Libya), 3 August 1804 (during First Barbary War); US forces under command of Commodore Edward Preble (1761-1807).|
- "Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center". Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
- Mantle Fielding (1 January 1986). Mantle Fielding's dictionary of American painters, sculptors and engravers. Apollo Book. ISBN 978-0-938290-04-9. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
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