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Emanuel Leutze's depiction of Washington's att...

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The Colbert Nation Report (January 19, 2012) interviewed a curator from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. The painting of  “Washington Crossing the Delaware”,  dropped down onto the stage to show its exact size: 12 feet by 21 feet.  The size is the exact size of my family room.

The painting was done by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze, a German American immigrant . (more…)

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