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Military Museum acquires large painting of battle hero Benedict Arnold

“Benedict Arnold, Triumphant at Saratoga,” a 7-by-25-foot painting by historical and military artist George Gray, is shown at the H. Lee White Maritime Museum in Oswego.
“Benedict Arnold, Triumphant at Saratoga,” a 7-by-25-foot painting by historical and military artist George Gray, is shown at the H. Lee White Maritime Museum in Oswego.
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A large painting of Benedict Arnold, considered the hero of the 1777 Battles of Saratoga but later disgraced for betraying his country, has been acquired by the New York State Military Museum on Lake Avenue in Saratoga Springs. Michael Aikey, museum director, said the painting titled “Benedict Arnold, Triumphant at Saratoga” is “huge,” some 7 feet by 25 feet in size. The painting by historical and military artist George Gray once hung in the long-closed ...


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