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    10 monthes ago - By Pochade Box Paintings

    Washington Crossing the Delaware.by Emanuel Leutze - 1851, oil on canvas, 149 x 255 in One of the most recognizable images in the history of American art. The subject is from one of the turning points in the American Revolutionary War. It commemorates General George Washington's crossing of the Delaware River on the night of 25-26 December 1776. The Colonial cause appeared exceptionally bleak as the year 1776 came to a close. In a military move that navigated the fine line between brilliance and desperation, George Washington led the Colonial army across the Delaware River shortly after...
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