General Henry Knox. Artist: Charles Willson Peale (American, Chester, Maryland 1741-1827 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). Dimensions: 2 7/8 x 2 1/8 in. (7.3 x 5.2 cm). Date: 1778. The sitter (1750-1806), a Boston bookseller and artillery expert who would achieve fame in General Washington's army, was painted by Peale at Valley Forge in late May 1778, just before the Battle of Monmouth. Museum: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA.
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