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February 27, 2016

Howard Terpning: The painter of the Native Americans


Proud Men. In his book Plains People: The Art of Howard Terpning, the author Howard Hedgpeth hailed the Plains people, writing:
“…They followed the warrior’s way. They were proud prairie horsemen with an appetite for honour and the visceral thrill of danger. They looked death in the face and fought on, emboldened by bravery and the armour of their medicine. They rode for revenge but would fight too for no other reason than to plumb the depth of their courage. There was blood on the prairie where they passed by, and women wailed in the lodges of their enemies…”| my daily art display

Posted by gerardvanderleun at February 27, 2016 8:58 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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