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fine Art Oil Paintings By Artist Doug Kreuger old Abandoned Farmhouse prairie Homestead Pheasants Farm Sunrise Poster featuring the painting Still Light In The House by Doug Kreuger
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Still Light In The House Poster


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Still Light In The House poster by Doug Kreuger.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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This caught my attention immediately, reading your narrative I can see why, there should almost be a book written about your family ancestry....such a fave

A touching story and work of art, LF

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much Angela!

Amazing interpretation and color rendering. Great detailing too. Fabulous. LF

Doug Kreuger replied:

Many Thanks, my Friend!

This picture is spooky in a nice way.The pheasants are a nice touch.

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you Val!

what a wonderful painting Doug. Love the title and the story behind it.

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks again Bobbie!

Revisiting to admire and enjoy this fantastic painting, Doug! What spectacular light and shadows and wonderful detail in this outstanding composition! L/F

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much Hanne! The original painting hangs in our dinette, and serves as a reminder of our early ancestors who helped settle the SD prairie lands.

A revisit to a very special piece---a lot of nice detail and light. Amazing--! lvf

Doug Kreuger replied:

Nava, Many thanks for your steadfast patience, compassion and support! Sincerely appreciate your friendship.

Lovely painting, charming! L

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you Dominique!

Lovely scene Doug, pleasing to view;) vf

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you very much Jack!

A wonderful tribute painting Doug ,& as you say they struggled with many hardships ,but persevered as long as they could ,great title & history ,excellent painting L/F/Twt

Doug Kreuger replied:

Sharon, Thanks so very much for your thoughtful and endearing comment. Much appreciated!

Happy Thanksgiving weekend to you--! lvf

Doug Kreuger replied:

Many Thanks, Nava! Wishing you & John all the best this Holiday Season!

The stories, such as in your description, always pull me right into the painting. Love this and your pursuit to paint it. F/L

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you, Randy, You made my day!

I can feel the life that happened in this old house. Very poignant title! Well done. v/f

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much for your endearing comment, Genevieve! Much appreciated!

I can imagine echoes of voices in happy and sad times when I see old places like this....a lovely painting, Doug. LF

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much Bonnie!

To think about what this old abandoned homestead has seen in it`s time, yet, there is a tilled field and the old barbed wire fence is reinforced with modern angle tells one that life goes on...great painting buddy....of course, more gold...L/V

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much Dave! Life does, indeed, move on…

Magnificent painting, Doug!!! Spectacular light and shadows in this wonderful composition! L/F

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you very much Hanne!

Lovely image, stirring old memories!.......L.

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much Shirley!

Doug---I have visited this scene before---however, I am appreciating even more details---and the lights and shadows---the quality of the light in the background is so familiar. Interesting description---I think we would have to lose our I-phones--and all the tech to have what they had then---possibly. LV

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks Nava… In talking with some of my older relatives, the "simpler times" were not so simple! I think I prefer my nat' gas furnace and air conditioning to that of a drafty, smokey, wood-burning fireplace in the winter and screen-less windows in the summer. LOL… How 'bout you?

What an awesome work of art Doug.....very masterfully done....I love the addition of the medal work.....L/V

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much Dave! Hope you are well, happy new year my friend!

Like the way you worked this piece; a pleasing well balanced work with great thought in the lighting which is a pleasure to view;) v/f

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thanks so much for your very thoughtful comment Jack!

Brilliant use of light. f/v

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you Wanda!

Doug---a wonderful capture of the memory--and the light! It will live on. My second visit--a fave--and took another vote. :)

Doug Kreuger replied:

Many thanks for your kind expressions, they are all greatly appreciated!

This is another beauty, Doug. A wonderful but sad scene as it means another era has passed! L/F

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you Marilyn for your heartfelt comment and support-much appreciated!

Wonderful painting! v

Doug Kreuger replied:

Thank you BoB & Nancy!

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Artist's Description

This quiet, tranquil scene represents what remains of an early homestead that once belonged to my great-great grandfather Tom Crompton and his first wife, Lydia (McKinney), in the early 1900's, in Wetonka, SD. Keep in mind, this setting wasn't always as peaceful as it appears in this painting. Tom and Lydia had a difficult time providing for their family on the open prairie. Summers could be sweltering hot, dry and windy, making it nearly impossible to grow enough crops to survive some years. And winters were long, bitterly cold, and especially hard to endure. Eventually, Tom and Lydia divorced. Tom remarried Carrie Mattatal and added at least 7 more children to his name. The farm failed during the "dirty-thirties", and most of the family moved to Portland, Oregon. Today, I think about how resourceful the people of that era had to be, calling on their faith, hope and love for one another to help see them through the tough times. Copyright ©2009 by Doug Kreuger All rights reserved

About Doug Kreuger

Doug Kreuger

Doug Kreuger, Landscape Artist Member of Oil Painters of America Doug was born in, Aberdeen, South Dakota, and grew up in Hazel Crest, Illinois. From early childhood, Doug demonstrated a strong interest in drawing, painting, and building things. Throughout his school years, Doug excelled in all his art classes, winning numerous awards and recognition for his artistic abilities. 

Upon graduating from high school, Doug became a student at The American Academy of Art, Chicago, where he studied commercial graphics, life drawing and watercolors. 

Doug's first job as a professional artist was with Unigraf, a company that specialized in designing P.O.P (point-of-purchase) displays and display graphics. Doug left that company...

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