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    Bingham, George Caleb 1811 - 1879
    Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845
    Oil on canvas, 29 1/8 x 36 1/8 inches (74 x 92 cm)
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, Manhattan, New York
    Figurative Art
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    painting: BGH002
    size: 24x29 inches
    price: 360 USD
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    painting: BGH002B
    size: 29x36 inches
    price: 410 USD

    OIL PAINTING : Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845

    Bingham was a specialist in subjects drawn from the American countryside, particularly life on the frontier. In this masterpiece of American genre painting, a unique document of river life in the Midwest, he has depicted a moment in the life of a French-Canadian fur trader, one of the voyageurs who combined commerce with exploration and adopted many ways of the wild. Bingham has raised anecdote to the level of poetic drama by setting up a tension between the suspicious stare of the old trader, the unconcerned reverie of his sprawling half Indian son, and the compact, enigmatic silhouette of a tethered bear cub. Parallel planes recede into the distant background, suggesting that Bingham was familiar with engravings of European paintings, yet the strict formality is softened by an exquisite luminosity.

    SPECIAL NOTE : The painter will make the reproduction as close to the original oil painting as possible. If you want your painting to alter from this likeness, please email us and " Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, 1845 " will be reproduced according to your special requirements.
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