Dennis Malone Carter

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Dennis Malone Carter
Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat.jpg
Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat by Dennis Malone Carter
Born Ireland
Died July 6, 1881
New York City
Nationality American
Known for Painting
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.[1][2]


Year Title Image Dimension Collection Comments
1878 Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat, oil Decatur Boarding the Tripolitan Gunboat.jpg 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).


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