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Crawford, Earl Stetson
Crawford, Lesley
Crawford, Ralston

Born 25 September 1906, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. 1926–27, sailed on tramp steamers to Caribbean, Central America, California, New Orleans. Studied at Otis Art Institute, Los Angeles. Worked in Walt Disney's studio.

Crawford, Thomas
Cree, Francis
Cree, Rose
Creekmore, Raymond
Crespo, Jose
Cress, Jacob
Crewdson, Gregory
Crimi, Alfred D.
Cripe, "Tattoo Jack"

Tattoo Jack Cripe's canvas [TATTOO ARTIST IN PERSON 1986.65.157] is typical of several generations of banner paintings that lined carnival midways to advertise, or "hawk," sideshow acts and exhibitions.

Crisp, Mary Ellen
Criss, Francis
Crist, Richard
Critcher, Catharine Carter

Born September 13, 1868, in Westmoreland County, Va. Her father was judge John Critcher. Studied at Cooper Union, and at the Corcoran School of Art with Eliphalet Frazer Andrews. In Paris, 1904–9. Studied at the Julian Academy with Richard Miller and Charles Hoffbauer.

Critcherson, George P.

In 1869 John Dunmore and George Critcherson accompanied the marine painter William Bradford (1823–1892) on an expedition to the Arctic. Using the photographs as reference, Bradford later painted scenes of the Arctic wilderness that won great acclaim in America and England.

Crite, Allan Rohan

"Art like worship and study should be functional, serve a definite purpose and out of that purpose can come beauty of expression and all other decorative characteristics." — Allan Crite, The Artist Craftsman's Work on the Church, Commentary on the 1950s, Vertical File, Library, Nati

Crocker, Melvin
Crocker, Michael
Crockwell, Douglass
Croft, Michael
Cron, Nina Nash
Cronbach, Robert
Cropsey, Jasper Francis

Jasper F. Cropsey was born in 1823, the son of a farmer. He was initially trained as an architect under Joseph Trench, who encouraged his interest in drawing and painting. Cropsey soon developed a keen interest in landscape.

Crosman, Rose
Cross, Adelyne
Cross, Bernice
Cross, Bob
Cross, Henry H.
Cross, John
Cross, Rebecca
Cross, Sydney
Crow, Nancy
Crownover, Bruce
Crumbo, Woodrow

Crumbo was born in Lexington, Oklahoma, the son of an Indian mother and a French father. He attended government schools as a child and showed such promise that he received a scholarship to the American Indian Institute in Wichita for his last two years of high school.