Charles Marion Russell Quotation and
The West is dead, my friend
But writers hold the seed
And what they saw
Will live and grow
Again to those who read.
– Charles Marion Russell
Between the pen and the brush there is little difference but I believe the man
that makes word pictures is the greater. ---Charles M. Russell
Charles Russell Facts and thing you probably didn't
He was born Charles Marion Russell in St. Louis, Missouri on March 19, 1864.
At the age of 15, young Charles was kicked out of military school after
completing just one semester.
Charlie Russell worked a wrangler on a cattle drives in Montana for many years.
Russell was a self-taught artist.
His first studio was in the back of a rambunctious saloon.
Russell was 32 years of age when married the beautiful 18 year old Nancy Cooper,
He hid first solo exhibition in 1911 at a New York gallery
He was known as The Cowboy Artist.
During his life time Charles produced over 4,000 works of art, including his