“Mississippi Boatman”

George Caleb Bingham, American, 1811–1879; “Boatman, for Watching the Cargo”” (1849) and “Mississippi Boatman” (1850); brush, black ink, and wash over pencil on cream wove paper; 11 x 8 1/2 inches; Lent by The People of Missouri, Acquired through the generosity of Mercantile Trust Company, N.A. ge Caleb Bingham, American, 1811–1879Boatman [from “Watching the Cargo” and “Mississippi Boatman”], 1849brush, black ink and wash over pencil11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)Bingham Trust, Lent by the People of Missouri, Gift of the Mercantile Bank, St. Louis (Saint Louis Art Museum)1977.104.59