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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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Newest Release

Dust Of Many Pony Soldiers and Matching 5x7 Print

Dust Of Many Pony Soldiers and Matching 5x7 Print


Sioux Flag Carrier

Sioux Flag Carrier


Crossing Below the Falls

Crossing Below the Falls

The Ploy

The Ploy

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The Force of Nature Humbles All Men

Main Image
Your Price: $2,450.00
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Part Number:77794805

Edition Type:

MW CANVAS EDITION

Image Size:

50"w x 36"h

Limited Edition of:

250

Production Date:

February 2004

Description

From the Original Painting in the Permanent Collection of the Autry National Center of the American West (Formerly the Autry Museum of Western Heritage

This painting is about the truly awesome force of nature and how the sight of such power affects people, Terpning says. The spring snow melt from a severe winter has created an abundance of water in the rivers and creeks which have in turn created a dramatic, tumbling flood and waterfalls. Two of the men in the painting face the viewer, to suggest that there is far more to see outside the edge of the canvas.

The setting is not a specific location, but rather a composite of many sites and rivers. I wanted to create a place that native people might have passed through countless times, but in this instance, a group of Blackfoot men have stopped in awe before the roaring power of nature.

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