Description

    Morton Künstler (American, b. 1931)
    Clara Barton with Walt Whitman at Chatham,, 2010
    Oil on canvas
    23 x 34 inches (58.4 x 86.4 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: MKünstler '10

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF MORT KÜNSTLER

    EXHIBITIONS:
    Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, New York (and elsewhere), "For Us the Living -- The Civil War in Paintings by Mort Künstler," September 25, 2010-June 15, 2014;
    The Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania, "Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg -- The Civil War Art of Mort Künstler," April 26-July 28, 2013;
    The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts (and elsewhere), "Mort Künstler -- The Art of Adventure," November 8, 2014-March 8, 2015.

    LITERATURE:
    M. Schwendener, "Applying Broad Strokes to a Time of War," The New York Times, New York, October 10, 2010, p. 8, illustrated;
    Limited Edition Print, American Spirit Publishing, Oyster Bay, New York, 2010.
    J. Robertson, Jr., For Us the Living: The Civil War in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts: The Art of Mort Künstler, New York, 2010 and 2012, pp. 98-99, illustrated;
    C. Barton, Visit Fairfax, e-newsletter, June 2012;
    The 2012 Mort Künstler Civil War Calendar, Perfect Timing, Inc./ Lang, Waukesha, Wisconsin, illustrated, January 2012;
    Philadelphia Inquirer, Sunday, May 25, 2013, p. H3, illustrated;
    Mort Künstler - The Art of Adventure, exhibition catalog, The Norman Rockwell Museum, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, 2014, p.15, illustrated;
    M. Clawson, "Spirit of Adventure," Western Art Collector, December 2014, p. 63, illustrated;
    "Four Historic Donations," Walt Whitman Birthplace Association, Spring 2015 Vol. XXVIII, p. 3, illustrated;
    "Whitman Cared", Newsday, Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site Civil War Program, September 24, 2015, section B2, illustrated;
    "War - Words - Wisdom: A Veteran Experience Series," Walt Whitman Birthplace State Historic Site Civil War Program, September 26, 2015, illustrated;
    J. Merrit, "The Works of Mort Künstler. Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure," Luxury Living, Spring 2016, p. 74-77, illustrated;
    The 2012 Mort Künstler Civil War Calendar, Perfect Timing, Inc./ Lang, Waukesha, Wisconsin, illustrated, November 2017.




    Condition Report*:

    Unlined canvas; there appear to be no major visible condition issues to note. Framed Dimensions 29.5 X 40.25 Inches

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