'History Has Been Told About Men, for Men, by Men.' How One Historian Wants to Bring a New Perspective to George Washington
Washington Crossing the Delaware (by Emanuel Leutze, American, 1816 - 1868), 1851. The painting documents Washington's crossing of the Delaware River on the night of December 25-26, 1776, as part of a sneak attack at the Battle of Trenton during the American Revolutionary War. From the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Oil on canvas.