George Caleb Bingham (1811-1879) George Caleb Bingham was Born in Virginia, Bingham's family moved to Missouri when he was eight years old.
His work depicts American life in the frontier lands along the Missouri River.
He was a professor of art at the University of Missouri.
A View of a Lake in the Mountains
Date circa 1856-1859
Media Oil on canvas
Dimensions 21 1/4 x 30 1/8 in. (53.98 x 76.52 cm)
Inscription Signed lower left: G. C. Bingham.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art