TITLE

A New Interpretation of Bingham's Fur Traders Descending the Missouri

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Henry
PUB. DATE
December 1983
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec83, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p675
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an interpretation of the painting 'Fur Traders Descending the Missouri,' by George Caleb Bingham. Suggestion that 'Fur Traders Descending the Missouri' and the painting 'Indian Figure-Concealed Enemy' were originally conceived by Bingham as pendants; Comparison of the two paintings; Attempt of Bingham to emulate the themes of the paintings of Claude Lorrain in 'Fur Traders Descending the Missouri.'
ACCESSION #
5312750

 

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