DescriptionMort Künstler (American, b. 1931)
Gouache on panel
16-1/2 x 28-1/2 inches (41.9 x 72.4 cm)
Signed and dated lower left: MKünstler '81
Private collection, New York;
By descent to the present owner.
Hammer Galleries, New York, "Mort Künstler: Epic Paintings of American," October 27-November 7, 1981;
Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, Hagerstown, Maryland, "The American Spirit: Paintings by Mort Künstler," October 4-November 30, 1986;
The United States Department of Interiors, St. Louis, Missouri, "Westward Ho! An Exhibition of Paintings by Mort Künstler," August 25-October 15, 1989.
Hammer Galleries, Mort Künstler: Epic Paintings of America, exhibition catalogue, New York, 1981, p. 7, illustrated;
H.S. Commager, The American Spirit - the Paintings of Mort Künstler, New York, 1986, p. 129, illustrated;
First Day Issue, "Union Forces Capture Port Royal, November 7, 1861," Philatelic History of the Civil War featuring artwork by Mort Künstler, MBI: Postal Commemorative Society, Norwalk, Connecticut, postmark November 7, 1990, illustrated;
First Day Issue, "Meridian Campaign Begins, February 3, 1864," Philatelic History of the Civil War featuring artwork by Mort Künstler, MBI: Postal Commemorative Society, Norwalk, Connecticut, postmark February 3, 1991, illustrated;
Educational Media Project, "The American People: Fabric of a Nation," National Geographic Society, 1992;
Reserve Officers Association calendar, Washington, D.C., March 1990, illustrated;
H. S. Commager, R. Gragg, and M. Künstler, The American Spirit. Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1994, p. 141, illustrated;
Educational Media Project, "NGS PictureShow: Native Americans Part I," National Geographic Society, 1995, illustrated;
M. Künstler and D. Brown, Images of the Old West: The Paintings of Mort Künstler, New York, 1996, pp. 145 and 187, illustrated.
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