George Caleb Bingham by: Alex merced

George was born March 20, 1811 in Augusta County, VA. James S. Rollins gave him advice and financial support. He started painting aspects of everyday life.

In the Civil War George Caleb Bingham served as Captain in the Volunteer Reserve Corps

George painted life - sized portraits of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. He also painted political banners.

George used painting in his

He traveled a lot. His first trip to Europe was in 1865.
Was made professor at the University of Missouri


Created with images by Boston Public Library - "Camp Beauty, Cañon de Chelle [front]" • AK Rockefeller - "confederate" • Anaxagore - "boat steam blades"

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