''The Sound of Music'', 1965 - art by Howard Terpning
Stars on Art
Mixed Media - Vintage Movie Poster
A vintage movie poster of ''The Sound of Music'', 1965.
About the artist:
Howard Terpning (born November 5, 1927, Oak Park, Illinois) is an American painter and illustrator known for his movie posters during the 1960s and 1970s and subsequent paintings of Native Americans.
After graduating from the Chicago Academy of Fine Art, he began a career as an illustrator. Next, he moved to New York, designing over 80 movie posters. Some of his recognized posters were for "The Guns of Navarone" (1961), "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962), "Cleopatra" (1963), "The Sound of Music" (1965), "Dr. Zhivago" (1965), "Cast a Giant Shadow" (1966), "A Man for All Seasons" (1966), "The Sand Pebbles" (1966), and the re-release of "Gone with the Wind" (1967).
After he stopped creating film posters in the late 1970s, he moved to Arizona, where he painted Western subjects, especially Indians.
February 10th, 2022
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