A Closer Look: George Caleb Bingham's Fur Traders Descending the Missouri

Recent conservation studies at The Metropolitan Museum of Art provide new insights into George Caleb Bingham's working process and his painting technique.

Produced in conjunction with the exhibition Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River, on view June 17–September 20, 2015.

Producer: Christopher Noey
Writers: Dorothy Mahon, Elizabeth Kornhauser
Design: Natasha Mileshina
Post-Production: Paul Caro
Reproductions courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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© 2015 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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