|Hawaiian Print, Kapiolani Defying Pele at Kiloauea, 1824, Peter Hurd|
|Hurd billed himself as the Andrew Wyeth of the West.|
Wyeth Hurd, 1920s
|A Ranch on the Plains, Peter Hurd|
|Peter Wyeth Hurd, Henriette Wyeth Hurd, his mother.|
|The vintage tobacco ad based upon Hurd's painting seem|
almost amusing in its blatant disregard for human health as compared to the advertising standards of today.
|The West Texas Museum, fresco mural, 1950s, Peter Hurd. |
I've added the labels for clarity; they are not present in the mural.
|The painting that made Peter Hurd |
famous, a presidential portrait of
Lyndon Johnson rejected as, "The
ugliest thing I ever saw."