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General George Washington Resigning His Commission

John Trumbull

Oil on canvas, 12' x 18'

1824; placed 1826


U.S. Capitol


This painting depicts the scene on December 23, 1783, in the Maryland State House in Annapolis when George Washington resigned his commission as commander-in-chief of the Continental Army.



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Taken on September 1, 2010