Custom Framed with Professional Ornate wood finish moulding.
Gold Fillet border around print.
About The Work
Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, American, 1816-1868
George Washington Crossing the Delaware, 1851
Oil on Canvas; 12 2/5 x 21 1/4 in. (378.5 x 647.7 cm)
This painting describes the historic moment when General George Washington led the American revolutionary troops across the Delaware River in order to surprise the English and Hessian troops in the Battle of Trenton the day after Christmas in 1776. The original painting by Emanuel Leutze is more than 12 feet high and 21 feet long! The artist used a number of elements to express an emotional and patriotic message about this event.This painting is exhibited at the New Yok Metropolitan Museum Of Art.
About The Artist :
Leutze, Emanuel (loit'sə) , 1816–68, American historical painter, b. Germany. In 1859 he settled in the United States, working in Washington, D.C., and New York City. His pictures are chiefly English and American historical episodes, memorable more for their patriotic than for their aesthetic value. The most famous example is Washington Crossing the Delaware (Metropolitan Mus.). For the Capitol at Washington, D. C., he painted a gigantic mural, Westward the Course of Empire Takes Its Way.
Credit: Columbia Encyclopedia
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