Thomas Mickell Burnham
(1818 - 1866)
Thomas Mickell Burnham was active/lived in Michigan, Massachusetts. Thomas Burnham is known for genre-streets, historical and landscape painting.
Biography Thomas Mickell Burnham
Raised in Boston, Thomas Burnham did a famous painting called The Lewis and Clark Expedition, which is at the Whitney Gallery of the Buffalo Bill Historical Museum in Cody, Wyoming.
He lived in Detroit, Michigan where he became a sign painter and also gained some success as a portraitist, and painter of genre scenes and landscapes. In the mid 19th century, he returned to Boston and then moved to Troy, New York where he painted the Lewis and Clark work, primarily from his imagination.
Source: Whitney Gallery of Western Art by Sarah Boehme