Oil on canvas; 61.5 x 89.5 cm. (24 3/16 x 35 1/4 in.) Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, NJ.
James Peale was mostly a miniaturist and the brother of the more famous artist, Charles Willson Peale.
Assisting James was an apprentice in the brothers’ Philadelphia studio, William Mercer, the deaf-mute son of General Hugh Mercer, who was slain during the battle. Later, Mercer would executed his own copy of The Battle of Princeton.