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September 26, 2016
Charles Bird King (1785-1862)
Ottoe Half Chief, Husband of Eagle of Delight
ca. 1821-1822
Oil on panel
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AR

Happy Birthday, Charles Bird King!

While portraiture may seem to imitate life, throughout history it has also served to influence […]
February 26, 2015
George de Forest Brush

Native Americans in American Art

Changing Perspectives of Native Americans is a focus exhibition currently on view in the Museum’s Early […]
May 16, 2014
Portrait of John Ridge

Faces of History: Cherokee Leader John Ridge

Visitors who have been in our Colonial and Early Nineteenth-Century Art Gallery recently have probably […]
May 14, 2014
Charles Bird King's portrait of Cherokee politician John Ridge

Charles Bird King’s Native American Leaders

In Crystal Bridges’ Colonial and Early Nineteenth-Century Art Gallery you will find two portraits of […]
January 22, 2014
Hollinger boxes

Archival Storage and Artist Manuscripts

By Catherine Petersen and Elizabeth Bradshaw   Items in Crystal Bridges’ archives are carefully stored […]