Charlie Russell Roundup: Essays on America's Favorite Cowboy Artist

Charlie Russell Roundup: Essays on America's Favorite Cowboy Artist

by Brian Dippie
     
 

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Illustrated with black-and-white and color illustrations—including a never before reproduced Russell painting'Charlie Russell Roundup contains many of the best stories and critical thinking on Russell, an artist who portrayed the Old West in all its vibrancy. Early press accounts of the cowboy artist, reminiscences by his friends and fellow artists,

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Illustrated with black-and-white and color illustrations—including a never before reproduced Russell painting'Charlie Russell Roundup contains many of the best stories and critical thinking on Russell, an artist who portrayed the Old West in all its vibrancy. Early press accounts of the cowboy artist, reminiscences by his friends and fellow artists, interpretive and biographical studies, and a few words from Russell himself are all included in this engaging anthology. Fresh insights into the man and his art, and his enduring legend are enhanced by historic photographs and a large sampling of Russell's work.

Brian W. Dippie is Professor of History at University of British Columbia, Victoria, editor of Charles M. Russell, Word Painter, and author of Looking at Russell and West-Fever as well as many other books.

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Dippie (history, U. of Victoria, British Columbia and specialist in Western American art) presents a selection of stories about renowned painter of the Old West, Charles M. Russell (1864-1926). Accounts range from articles and stories by Russell's contemporaries, including art critics, reporters, friends, and acquaintances, to current interpretive and biographical studies and a few of Russell's autobiographical statements and essays. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780917298479
Publisher:
Montana Historical Society Press
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
1,132,802
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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