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TEXAS

COME AND TAKE IT

Kenneth R Turner Come And Take It

Original oil painting 38x72 inches, 2015. $32000.00 framed.

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24X36 $900
36X54 $2000
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DECISION AT THE ALAMO

Kenneth R Turner Decision at the Alamo

Original oil painting 48x72 inches, 1986

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The painting was displayed in the Texas State Capitol during the Sesquicenteniel. Colonel William Barret Travis the commander of the Alamo has just drawn the famous line in the sand and having told the garrison that no help will come, he asks that all who will stand with him to cross over the line. Only Moses Rose, a solider of fortune from the Napolionic wars, declines and slips over the wall to safety. The Alamo has become an international symbol of courage and determination.



MESSENGER FROM THE ALAMO

Kenneth R Turner Messenger from the Alamo

Origanal oil painting 24X36, 1996
In the collection of Dr. Bob and Yvonne Lowe

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During the runaway scrape people took everything they could take and fled from the approaching Mexican army. Deaf Smith, Sam Houston's scout, would have found everything deserted as seen here. He found Susanna Dickenson and brought her and the news of the Alamo to Houston. He also found Santa Annas orders on a courier that showed Santa Anna in advance of his main army with only 750 men that led directly to the Battle of San Jacinto.

He destoyed Vinces' bridge the only escape route from San Jacinto where Santa Anna was captured following the battle



SAM HOUSTON AT SAN JACINTO

Kenneth R Sam Houston at San Jacinto

Original oil painting, 38x72 inches, 2000.
In the collection of former Harris County Judge Robert Eckels and a full size giclee in the collection of Texas Governor Rick Perry.

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The Texian army of 800 men defeated Santa Anna's force of 1250 men on the field at San Jacinto in only twenty minutes. Considered one of the 5 most decisive battles in the history of the Western world. This led to the eventual aquisition of one third of the United States land mass.The painting shows the moment that Houston woke the enemy camp from their siesta with a cannonade.



EVERETT OAK

Kenneth R Turner Everett Oak

Original oil painting 24x36 inches, 2006.
In the collection of Roger and Marilyn Wade.

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One of the largest oak trees in the state of Texas. The artist drove through 3 gates on a working cattle ranch to paint it on location. The tree was 33 feet around the trunk at 5 feet off the ground.



UNION DE DOS CULTURAS

Kenneth R Turner Union De Dos Culturas

Original oil painting, 48x84 inches, 1994
In the collection of Benito and Lupita Albarran Guadalajara, Mexico.

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12X21 $250
24X42 $1000
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The first meeting of Cortez and Moctezuma on the causeway out side the Aztec capitol took place because the Aztecs thoght that Cortez was the bearded white god Quetzalcoatel returning as he had promised. Behind them are American and Mexican notables such as Pancho Villa, Zapatta, Father Hidalgo, Juarez, Lincoln, Washington, Henry Ford, Bush and Salinas.

The painting was commissioned to commemerate the signing of the NAFTA Treaty between Mexico, The United States and Canada and received official recognition from the Mayor and City Council of Houston in a Resolution on June 1, 1994.



PARADE OF TEXAS LEGENDS

Kenneth R Turner Parade of Texas Legends

Original oil painting, 36x48 inches, 2000.
In the collection of Dr. Robert and Yvonne Lowe

There are 2 versions of this one. Please specify original or longhorn version

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18X24 $575
24X32 $750
30X40 $1200
36X48 $1700
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The Texas State Capitol, the largest in the union, is the backdrop for an imaginary parade of famous Texans led by Sam Houston and Stephan F Austin and includes three Texas presidents, Lorenzo de Zavala and 40+ other notable Texans.



REFLECTIONS

Kenneth R Turner Reflections

Original oil painting, 36 x 48 inches, 2014
In the collection of Dale and Doreen Alexander.

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Cattle baron Robert Stafford built the Stafford Bank and Opera House in Columbus, Texas in the late 1800's. The well-known architect Nicolas Clayton designed it. His home was next door and the stage could be seen from his second story porch. Those were the days of the open range and many of Stafford's men were veterans of Hood's Texas Brigade and good with a gun.

Turner was struck by the image made by the late afternoon sun on the side of the building and said to himself, "I'm going to paint that." While doing my first sketches I felt impressed to add an image from the past to balance out the composition. I was painting on location one day and the painting was nearing completion when local historian Bill Stein stopped to visit. Knowing that Stafford had been shot and killed, I asked where it had happened. He informed me only a few yards from the carriage in the painting and that his widow was wearing a long white dress on that day.



TEXAS JUSTICE

Kenneth R Turner Texas Justice

Original bronze sculpture, Texas Justice edition of 12.
Commissioned by former Harris County judge Robert Eckels
One is in the collection of Texas Governor and former Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott.

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Sculpture was commissioned by former Harris County Judge Robert Eckels to represent Texas Justice. Lady Justice is wearing boots, stepping on a rattlesnake instead of a cobra. She wields a calvary sabre, has a lone star on her belt buckle, and wears her hair in a ponytail. Her blindfold represents the ideal that justice should be blind and no respecter of persons. Her scales are to weigh the facts in her administration.

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