About Howard Terpning
Historical art has a way of gripping the senses and transporting the viewer back into a distant past. The work of Howard Terpning is a great example. Terpning is known for his depictions of the historical West, with dramatic dusty landscapes populated by sheriffs, cowboys, and Indians. Throughout his work, Terpning employs a sense of wide-open space to emphasize the freedom associated with those early days. With a realist commitment to the portrayal of light and shadow, Terpning is able to accurately recreate scenes from the dusty past. Many of his paintings are centered on American Indians, with daily aspects of their lives documented in color. His paintings are known for their dedication to narrative, with a subdued sense of coloration that purposefully plays second fiddle to the story. You can find an impressive display of his works in the vast inventory on eBay, with everything ranging from Indian scenes to landscapes. Bright sunsets, brave warriors, and teepee villages are front and center in many compositions. In his work, Howard Terpning memorializes the ways of a proud and wonderful people.