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John Trumbull
Eyewitness to the American Revolution

John Trumbull was George Washington's favorite spy. His life was full of ups and downs - even a stint in a British prison. 

Trumbull's enduring legacy and gift to future generations are his paintings of the Revolution's crucial moments and the brave patriots who made those moments happen. Today, four of his paintings hang in the Rotunda of the United States Capitol.

Towards the end of his life, Trumbull founded America's first university art gallery at Yale.

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