I must admit I'm of that generation which was indoctrinated by the American western through movies, novels, TV and comics. Does anyone still remember Matt Slade Gunfighter, Kid Colt Outlaw and the Buffalo Bill Wild West Annual? For those of you who do, here's a blast from the past: Howard Terpning's Plunder From Sonora
(1982) which fetched $962,500 (£605,893) this week at Heritage Auctions, the world's largest collectibles auctioneer and a leader in US western art. CLICK
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