Howard Terpning; When Careless Spelled Disaster

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Howard Terpning was born in 1927 in Oak Park, IL. He is an American painter and illustrator best known for his paintings of Native Americans. He is considered a true master by his peers, collectors, and admirers of the American west. Terpning's works are centered around what you'd call the wild west. Howard Terpning sought something more than awards and accolades. It was the desire to keep the history, heritage, and culture of the American Indian alive through his paintings. They are stories waiting to be told. Howard Terpning is one of the few artists who lived to see their work sell for more than a million dollars in their lifetime. 

Two trappers, working in Blackfeet country, have stopped at the water’s edge to wash up and quench their thirst. Unfortunately, they have let down their guard just as the Blackfeet warriors approach the opposite shore. Although the lead warrior raises his hand in a gesture of peace, good relations may be the farthest thing from this Indian’s mind. The trappers know it but each has left his flintlock just far enough from reach. 

Medium:  Print on Paper

Edition: of 1000

Signature: Hand Signed by the Artist

Image Size: 29.5" x 24" 

Frame Size: 40" x 32" x 1"

Year of Publishing: 1990

Frame: This item is sold framed. Since it has been previously displayed the frame may have minor imperfections. Please contact us for a detailed condition report.

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