Montana’s Charlie Russell

Montana's Charlie RussellArt in the Collection of the Montana Historical Society

by Jennifer Bottomly-O’looney & Kirby Lambert

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
Western Heritage Award winner Best Art Book

Montana’s Charlie Russell brings to life the Montana Historical Society’s world-class collection of paintings, drawings, sculptures, bronzes, and illustrated letters by the Treasure State’s famed “Cowboy Artist.” Using advanced digital technology, each of the 230 pieces in the Society’s permanent collection has been meticulously photographed to bring to life, in vivid color, Russell’s artistic mastery. Carefully researched scholarship illuminates the stories behind each artwork. The result is a catalog of Russell’s art as you’ve never seen it before—the Montana Historical Society’s world-class collection in the pages of Montana’s Charlie Russell.

432 pages, 11½" x 11½", full-color

Two versions of the book are available for purchase. Order online:

Or, order from the Museum Store by phone at (800) 243-9900 or (406) 444-2890.

Some of the incredible art and artifacts in Montana's Charlie Russell