Ocean City Inlet Indian totem pole – plein air oil painting 12×12


Introducing an exquisite 12×12 plein air oil painting by the talented artist Scott Henderson, completed in September 2023. This captivating artwork pays homage to a piece of history and culture, capturing the essence of the “Inlet Indian” totem pole, a 20-foot-tall wooden masterpiece, nestled by the serene Ocean City Maryland inlet.

Scott Henderson’s meticulous brushwork and keen eye for detail bring this iconic sculpture to life on canvas. The totem pole, known as the “Inlet Indian,” is a tribute to the Assateague tribe, a former branch of the Nanticoke people, and stands as a symbol of rich heritage and artistic excellence. Crafted with love and precision, this piece is an homage to the unity of art and history.

The totem pole, created in 1976 by the renowned Hungarian sculptor Peter Wolf Toth, is a striking representation of indigenous culture and the stories of the Nanticoke people. With its intricate carvings and powerful symbolism, it is a beacon of cultural significance and a testament to the enduring spirit of these ancient tribes.

Scott Henderson’s masterful use of oil paints brings out the vibrant colors and textures of the wooden totem pole, as well as the natural beauty of the Ocean City Maryland inlet in the background. This painting captures the interplay of light and shadow, making it a visual journey into the heart of Native American heritage and the coastal charm of Ocean City.

Whether you’re an art connoisseur, a history enthusiast, or simply someone who appreciates the beauty of our world, this 12×12 oil painting is a remarkable addition to your collection. It is a timeless piece that tells a story of tradition, culture, and the enduring legacy of the Nanticoke people.

Own a piece of history and culture with Scott Henderson’s “Inlet Indian” plein air oil painting. Place it in your home, office, or gallery, and let it serve as a conversation starter and a reminder of the rich tapestry of human heritage. Don’t miss the opportunity to make this exceptional artwork a part of your life.

This painting is not framed.


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