15 Interesting Notes about Frank Tenney Johnson


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“Singing ’em to Sleep” Frank Tenney Johnson, Oil, 1926

Many people have seen some of the paintings of Frank Tenney Johnson, but most know very little about this great painter. Like many successful painters, Frank Tenney Johnson (1874-1939) lived an interesting life outside the studio that helps us enjoy and appreciate the paintings done inside the studio all the more…


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Robert Krogle – A Contemporary Impressionist You’ll Want to Know About

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“The Window Seat” , Robert Krogle, 24″ x 18″, oil

If you have never heard of contemporary impressionist oil painter Robert Krogle, I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you. If you are aware of Robert Krogle and his work, please read on, as he comments on his education, his influences, and his art…

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2012 Howard Terpning Retrospective

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“The Shaman and His Magic Feathers”, Howard Terpning, oil on canvas

The Autry National Center in Los Angeles, California, has announced that it will host a major retrospective of oil paintings by american artist Howard Terpning, beginning in May 2012. The exhibition is expected to show more than 80 paintings, although the Autry Center is still looking for several  Terpning pieces for possible inclusion into the exhibit. Howard Terpning is undoubtedly one of the most successful painters of the western genre’, and to have the opportunity to see this many of his works in one place should not be missed by fans of his and Western/Indian art.

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