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George Caleb Bingham letter, 1852 January 31

Creator:
Bingham, George Caleb, 1811-1879
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1 item.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letter from Bingham to Goupil & Co. concerning the reproduction of his painting, "Canvassing for Votes." Bingham also mentions the popularity of his painting "County Election" and criticism of him in an issue of the American Art Union Bulletin.
Citation:
George Caleb Bingham letter, 1852 January 31. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 2787 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Biography Note:
Painter (St. Louis, Mo.)
Provenance:
Donated 1965 by Abe Brayer, who knows the owner of the original letter.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5961
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208806
AAA_collcode_binggeor
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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