Washington Crossing the Delaware is a famous American oil painting by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze and this article covers this most patriotic of American oil paintings in full, allowing you to enjoy the best of the American civil war and the historic moment captured in this oil on canvas painting .

Washington Crossing the Delaware was painted by Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze in 1851 to mark the historical moment of the crossing of George Washington and his army which took place on December 25, 1776, during the American Revolutionary War. It is a truly great moment in American history, with a reproduction print currently displayed in the West Wing of the American White House. Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze went on to produce another related title Washington Rallying the Troops at Monmouth which is now displayed in the Heyns (East) Reading Room of Doe Library at the University of California, Berkeley.

The traditional style of this oil painting on canvas makes it an ideal choice as framed giclee art print for anyone looking to buy a reproduction of it for their own home or office wall. Others like to own it as a poster, stretched canvas or even tapestry.

We conclude by stating that Washington Crossing the Delaware will always remain the most significant painting from the career of German-born Emanuel Gottlieb Leutze because of this historical moment that is depicts and also the fact that it was the best artistic representation of pretty much any scene from this hugely famous revolutionary war. Leutze is an artist who best claim on a historic reputation is down to this painting which has claimed a key position in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

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