Charles Marion Russell, 1864-1926, was an cowboy artist of the Old American West
. Russell created more than 2,000 paintings of cowboys, Indians, and landscapes. The C. M. Russell Museum Complex houses more than 2,000 Russell artworks. His Piegans sold in 2005 for $5.6 million. At auction in 2008, Russell oil painting The Hold Up (20 Miles to Deadwood) sold for $5.2 million. In 2011, the price of Russell art canvas Water for Camp and his 1924 watercolor A Dangerous Sport sold for nearly $1.5 million each. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.