"But I forget that I am a Painter and Not a Politician": The Letters of George Caleb Bingham

by with an introduction by Dr. Joan Stack


George Caleb Bingham, "the Missouri Artist," evolved from a locally known portrait painter to an artist of national renown. The 246 letters in this volume illuminate the complex personality of a man actively involved on the polititcal, social, and cultural life of nineteenth-century America.

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