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George Caleb Bingham

 (1811 - 1879)
George Caleb Bingham was active/lived in Missouri, Kansas.  George Bingham is known for street-riverine genre and portrait painting.

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George Caleb Bingham

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The following exhibition review is from The Kansas City Star, September 8, 2013, and refers to an exhibition at the Jackson County Historical Society. 

By BRIAN BURNES
The Kansas City Star

Three judges can be found on the second floor of the renovated Jackson County Truman Courthouse in Independence.

That wouldn't be unusual, except for the way the judges gaze upon visitors — steady, unmoving and frozen on canvas.

Turns out all three judges sat for 19th century Missouri artist George Caleb Bingham. Now their portraits hang on a wall of the new Jackson County Museum of Art, opening Saturday in the recently renovated courthouse, not far from the offices of the county's assessments and collect  ...  Displaying 750 of 41010 characters.



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Biography photo for George Caleb Bingham
Self Portrait, c. 1834-35




About  George Caleb Bingham

Born:  1811 - Augusta County, Virginia
Died:   1879 - Kansas City, Missouri
Known for:  street-riverine genre and portrait painting