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Artists who influenced George Caleb Bingham
Born in Augusta, County Virginia in the Shenandoah River Valley, George Caleb Bingham became known for elegant, classically rendered Missouri and Mississippi River genre--mid 19th century atmospheric scenes of boatmen bringing cargo to the American West. He was raised in Missouri where by 1835 he had established himself as a portrait painter. He was largely self taught, although at age 19, he stud ... more (Google)Artists who were influenced by George Caleb Bingham

Thomas Cole

(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Jolly Flatboatmen in Port
(Saint Louis Art Museum)

Thomas Waterman Wood

Asher Durand

Verdict of People
(Saint Louis Art Museum)

Fur Traders Descending Missouri
(Metropolitan Museum of Art)

William Sidney Mount

Trappers' Return
(Detroit Institute of Arts)

Stump Speaking
(Saint Louis Art Museum)

Claude Lorrain

Landscape with Waterwheel and Boy Fishing
(Museum of Fine Arts, Boston)

Shooting for Beef
(Brooklyn Museum)