The Jolly Flat Boat Men.
Aquatint, engraving, stipple, etching, and roulette with applied watercolor
Engraved by Thomas Doney
Printed by Powell & Co.
Image: 24 x 18 13/16 in.
Sheet: 25 13/16 x 21 3/8 in.
l.l.: PAINTED BY G.C. BINGHAM. ESQ.
l.c.: THE JOLLY FLAT BOAT MEN
l.c.: From the Original painting distributed by the American Art Union in 1847 / Published exclusively for the Members of that Year / Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1847 by the American Art Union in the Clerk's Office of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
l.r.: PRINTED BY POWELL & CO.
l.r.: ENGRAVED BY T. DONEY
Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas
Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the RiverOctober 2, 2014–January 18, 2015
Navigating the West, a dynamic exhibition featuring iconic river paintings and drawings, reveals for the first time how George Caleb Bingham created his art and artistic persona at a time when American painting, like the country, was dramatically shifting.