The Jolly Flatboatmen

George Caleb Bingham. Circa 1877.

Image of The Jolly Flatboatmen

Bingham evokes a nostalgic scene of flatboat workers on the Missouri River in the mid-nineteenth century. By the late 1870s, when he created the painting, such boats had been replaced by steamships.

Metadata Details
Item Type Artwork
Title The Jolly Flatboatmen
Short Title The Jolly Flatboatmen, 1877
Creator George Caleb Bingham
Publication Date Circa 1877
Artwork Medium Oil on canvas
Artwork Size 26 1/16 x 36 3/8 in. (66.2 x 92.4 cm)
Call Number Daniel J. Terra Collection 1992.15
Rights Photography ┬ęTerra Foundation for American Art, Chicago
Location Terra Foundation for American Art