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 Charles Bird King  (1785 - 1862)

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Lived/Active: District Of Columbia/Rhode Island      Known for: Indian portrait, genre and still-life painting

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BIOGRAPHY for Charles Bird King
1785 (Newport, Rhode Island)
1862 (Washington, District Of Columbia)

District Of Columbia/Rhode Island

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Indian portrait, genre and still-life painting

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San Francisco Panama-Pacific Exhibition 1915
Born in Newport, Rhode Island, Charles Bird King became famous for his portraits of distinguished Native Americans.  He studied with Samuel King, colonial painter, and then at age 15, ran away to New York City where he worked in the studio of Edward Savage.  From 1805 to 1812, he lived in London, studying with Benjamin West and sharing a studio with Thomas Sully.

In 1816, he settled in Washington D.C., becoming the city's first significant resident artist.  He did p (showing 500 of 7496 characters).

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