Came face to face with one of my great-great-great uncle, George Caleb Bingham's old master works on display at the Brooklyn Museum this weekend. Never thought I'd see it in person, counting it as a miracle. George is considered one of the greatest painters of the 19th century. Read about his work here.
Portrait of president, John Quincy Adams.
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri, in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
George Caleb Bingham, self portrait.