About David Trumbull
The Trumbulls and their sons, Joseph and David were instrumental in supplying the continental armies, the militia and the French forces with supplies of every kind. Their son, John, is known for his Revolutionary War paintings. John became one of our nation’s most noteworthy early American artists, known for his historical scenes of the American Revolution including the "Declaration of Independence," one of his most notable works. The painting above, showing his parents, was finished in 1783.