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Announcing the Howard Terpning 90th Birthday Series!

Howard Terpning turns 90 on November 5th, 2017! Fine Art Publishing is celebrating Howard’s 90th birthday by launching a special new series of limited editions of some of Howard’s classic works – the Howard Terpning 90th Birthday Series™.

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Sioux Flag Carrier

Sioux Flag Carrier


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Crossing Below the Falls

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Sioux Flag Carrier [Limited Edition]

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Part Number:77949051-2

Edition Type:

LIMITED EDITION PRINT

Image Size:

14"H x 12.5"W

Limited Edition of:

90

Production Date:

2018

Description

This painting shows a Sioux warrior galloping on his paint horse. He is stripped for battle and throws caution to the wind. The eagle feather bonnet is a symbol of the Plains Indian and perhaps is over-used, but it seemed appropriate for this painting. The banner eagle wing staff tells us that he is an important member of the war party.


The white man would identify this staff as a flag. The eagle feather staff enabled the war party in a battle to locate the leader of the party. Each member of a war party was very independent and often it was every man for himself, but if the warriors had confidence in the ability of the leader, then they might follow his commands in battle. The construction of the eagle feather flag could be quite simple, and other times additional adornments could make the flag rather complex.

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