Charles Bird King Works Online
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Original works by Charles Bird King available for purchase at art galleries worldwidePaintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Art Market:
Autry Museum of Western Heritage, Los Angeles
Colby College Museum of Art, Maine
Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Poor Artist's Cupboard
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas
A new museum which, when we last checked, had not yet opened to the public
2 paintings online
Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, Oklahoma
David Vann, 1825
Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska
Portrait of Shaumonekusse (L'Ietan)
Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami, Florida
Portrait of Julcee Mathla (Tukose Emathla), A Seminole Chief, 1826
Morris Museum of Art, Augusta, Georgia
Portrait of Mrs. William Creighton (Elizabeth Meade Creighton), ca.1820
Charles Bird King at the National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.
Portrait of Thomas Jefferson
Charles Bird King at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
The Huntington Library, California
Westervelt-Warner Museum of American Art, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:
Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Christie's Past Sale Archive NEW!Pictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Charles Bird King in the Art Renewal CenterMiscellaneous Sites:
Charles Bird King at The Athenaeum
4 works online by King
California State University WorldImages Database
New York Public Library Digital Gallery
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The Western hero: Visions and RevisionsArticles and Reference Sites:
Young Omahaw, War Eagle, Little Missouri, and Pawnees
Grove Dictionary of Art Online (excerpt)
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Antiques & Fine Art Magazine
Self Portrait, age 70, 1856