0113. Declaration of Independence

CornTown on May 27, 2010

Declaration of Independence
By John Trumbull (1756-1843)
Circa. 1795
American Neoclassicism

John Trumbull is best known for his work of historical paintings. To some, his work shows the natural order of Democracy while to others, his paintings portrays the foundering fathers in the same manner as Napoleon or Louis XV.

This painting is best known as being the flip side of the two dollar bill.