Art by Charles M. Russell

Charles M. Russell Artworks in Gilcrease Collection

Renowned as an iconic figure in 20th century  American art for his portrayals of the American West, Gilcrease Museum houses and displays masterworks from the prolific life of artist Charles M. Russell. Significant samplings of Charles M. Russell’s mature painting style is enriched by Gilcrease Museum’s equally important collection of the artist’s bronze sculptures, sketches, and personal belongings. In addition to the Charles M. Russell paintings and sculptures in the museum’s permanent art collections, the museum archives is the proud home of the Charles M. Russell Research Collection (Britzman). The research collection’s catalog of preparatory drawings, sketches, and illustrated letters adds to the depth and understanding of Charles M Russell’s life and artistic process.