George Cochran Lambdin
George Cochran Lambdin ( Pittsburgh, 1830 – Philadelphia, 1896) was an American painter best known for his still life paintings of flowers.. specially roses; he also painted genre and Civil War scenes. His paintings may be found at Harvard University Art Museums, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan, the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D. C. Lambdin was son of the academic painter James Reid Lambdin.
During the 1860s, Lambdin focused on the study and painting of roses in vases, arrangements, or against stark backgrounds. These works were reproduced in prints and distributed by Louis Prang & Co., making Lambdin a sensation along the East coast.