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John Trumbull: Surrender of Lord Cornwallis  wikidata:Q3212180 
artist QS:P170,Q369263
John Trumbull: Surrender of Lord Cornwallis
Object type painting
Genre history painting
English: This painting depicts the forces of British Major General Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis (1738–1805) (who was not himself present at the surrender), surrendering to French and American forces after the Siege of Yorktown (September 28 – October 19, 1781) during the American Revolutionary War. The central figures depicted are Generals Charles O'Hara and Benjamin Lincoln. The United States government commissioned Trumbull to paint patriotic paintings, including this piece, for them in 1817, paying for the piece in 1820.
Français : Ce tableau dépeint la reddition de l'armée du général britannique Charles Cornwallis, 1er marquis Cornwallis (1738–1805) (qui n'était pas à la scène lui-même), aux forces françaises et américaines après le siège de Yorktown (28 septembre – 10 octobre 1781) durant la guerre d'indépendance américaine. Les hommes centraux sont le général britannique Charles O'Hara et le général américain Benjamin Lincoln. Cette peinture à l'huile sur toile fut exécutée par l'artiste américain John Trumbull en 1817. Il fut acheté par le gouvernement américain en 1820.
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Date 1820, placed 1826
Medium oil on canvas
medium QS:P186,Q296955;P186,Q12321255,P518,Q861259
Dimensions Height: 12 ft (365.7 cm); Width: 18 ft (548.6 cm)
dimensions QS:P2048,12U3710;P2049,18U3710
Rotunda of the US Capitol
Current location
Washington D.C.
Notes A preliminary version was painted in 1785.[1]
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