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Washington before Yorktown, 1824 (and 1825, 1830)
Oil on canvas; 137 1/2 x 120 1/2 in. (3.5 x 3 m). Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC.
To the left of General Washington is the Marquis de Lafayette; behind: Henry Knox, Benjamin Lincoln, and comte de Rochambeau. At right is Alexander Hamilton.