June 6, 2016
Mahonri M. Young (1877-1957), Death of Montgomery after John Trumbull, 1931, ink, 10 1/16 x 12 15/16 inches. Brigham Young University Museum of Art, purchase/gift of the Mahonri M. Young Estate, 1957.
Today we honor of artist John Trumbull, who was born on this day in 1756. Trumbull was an American artist during the American Revolution and painted various historical scenes, including the famous, enormous Declaration of Independence scene.