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Charles Bird King  American  1785 -1862
Born: Newport, Rhode Island, United States 
Died: Washington, D.C.,  United States 
Addresses:  Washington, D.C.  United States 1816-1862 
 London,  England  
 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States  
 Baltimore, Maryland, United States  
Instructors: Samuel King 
Edward Savage 1800-1805
Benjamin West 1805-1812
Exhibited: Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts 1813-1832
National Academy of Design 1837-1838
Apollo Association 
Washington Art Association 
Examples of Work: Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC 
Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Massachusetts 
National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, D.C. 
White House, Washington, DC 
Specialty: Instructor
Style/School: Trompe l'Oeil
Subjects Known For: Portraits
Still Life
Memberships: National Academy of Design Honorary 1827
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Charles Bird King was born in 1785. He studied art with Edward Savage in New York from 1800-05 and later with Benjamin West in London from 1805-1812. After his study in London, King spent a few years in Philadelphia and Baltim... (More)

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