“Skiller-beater”

George Caleb Bingham, American, 1811–1879; “Skillet-beater”, for Jolly Flatboatmen in Port (1857) and The Jolly Flatboatmen (1877–78) with alterations; brush, black ink, and wash over pencil heightened with white gouache on tan wove paper; 13 5/8 x 11 3/4 inches; Lent by The People of Missouri, Acquired through the generosity of The Kansas City Star