Gateway To The West

Gateway to the West – Daniel Boone Leading the Settlers Through the Cumberland Gap

By: David Wright


As the premier artist of the American frontier, David
Wright’s paintings depict historical subjects with deeply researched accuracy
and detail. They capture the epic day-to-day struggles of Colonial frontiersmen
and longhunters, of settlers and hunters, mountain men and fur traders, Plains
and Woodland Indians. The humanity of the Native American as art subject and
participant in history reaches the highest level. His Civil War art depicts
military leaders and common Confederate foot soldiers during the dark days of
the War Between the States. Wright’s paintings of early American hunting
scenes, those of the Sporting Art genre, have also been highly acclaimed. Let’s
take a look…..