Frank Tenney Johnson


Artist Frank Tenney Johnson specialized in idealized imagery of Western America, and he apprenticed under former Texas Ranger Richard Lorenz. Through his sketches and oil paintings of cowboys, horses, and Native American culture, he built a solid reputation for his realistic artwork. Building on his success with capturing wildlife and nature, painter Frank Tenney Johnson developed a relationship with popular magazine Field & Stream.

Artist Frank Tenney Johnson painted with emphasis on soft light and night scenes. Most of Johnson’s Native American paintings for sale feature men on horseback or women in traditional clothing, and they exude a peaceful atmosphere that smooths over the harsh realities of life in the Old West. Ignite your passion for Wild West memorabilia and purchase vintage genre paintings online to polish off your Frontier-themed art collection.

Past Lots

Frank Tenney Johnson N.A. (1874-1939 Los Angeles, CA)

Sold: $172,500

Frank Tenney Johnson NA, (1874-1939 Los Angeles, CA), "Cowboy Race," field study for "Dust Stained Riders", Oil on canvas backed with m

Sold: $47,500

Frank Tenney Johnson N.A. (1874-1939 Los Angeles,

Sold: $46,000

Frank Tenney Johnson N.A. (1874-1939 Los Angeles,

Sold: $37,375