Charles MacKubin Lefferts
(1873 - 1923)
Charles MacKubin Lefferts was active/lived in New York. Charles Lefferts is known for military history.
Biography Charles MacKubin Lefferts
Charles MacKubin Lefferts (1873–1923) was an American artist who
specialized in historical paintings of the Revolutionary era. He is
perhaps best known for his "Uniforms of the American, British, French,
and German Armies in the War of the American Revolution." In this
painting, George Washington is seated as president of the convention,
with delegates Read, Clymer, and Morris waiting to sign. Benjamin
Franklin points toward the decoration on Washington's chair, recalling a
famous anecdote told by James Madison: "Whilst the last members were
signing it Doctor Franklin looking towards the Presidents Chair, at the
back of which a rising sun happened to be painted, observed . . . often
in the course
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