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    MORT KÜNSTLER (American, b. 1931)
    They Were Soldiers Indeed (Generals Jackson and Lee, Gaines's Mill, Virginia, June 28, 1862), 1995
    Gouache on board
    19-1/8 x 29-1/4 inches (48.6 x 74.3 cm)
    Signed and dated lower right: © M Künstler / '95

    EXHIBITED:
    Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, New York, "Mort Kunstler: Civil War Paintings," January 10-March 1, 1998;
    Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, New York, "The American Spirit: The Paintings of Mort Kunstler," May 28-August 13, 2006.

    LITERATURE:
    J.I. Robertson, Jackson & Lee: Legends in Gray: The Paintings of Mort Kunstler, Nashville, Tennessee, 1995, pp. 62-63, 160-61, 170, frontispiece, illustrated;
    J.I. Robertson, Jackson & Lee: Legends in Gray: The Paintings of Mort Kunstler, brochure, Nashville, Tennessee, 1995, p. 2, illustrated in color;
    MBI, Inc., Jackson and Lee, print, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1995, illustrated;
    S.W. Sears, To the Gates of Richmond, Norwalk, Connecticut, 1995, frontispiece, illustrated;
    Comic Images, The Civil War--The Art of Mort Kunstler, collector cards, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, 1996, card no. 81;
    Henriksen Imports, Jackson and Lee Series, ceramic mug, Corte Madera, California, 1996, illustrated;
    Lang Graphics, Mort Kunstler Legends in Gray, calendar illustration, Delafield, Wisconsin, June 1998, illustrated;
    J.I. Robertson, Jr., The Confederate Spirit: Valor, Sacrifice, and Honor. The Paintings of Mort Kunstler, Nashville, Tennessee, 2000, pp. 186, 194, illustrated;
    Lang Graphics, Mort Kunstler Legends in Gray, calendar illustration, Delafield, Wisconsin, June 2001, illustrated;
    WVPT-TV, Tragic Victory--The Battle of Chancellorsville, television documentary, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 2001;
    Shenandoah Area Council of Boyscouts of America, embroidered patch for Jamboree, Winchester, Virginia, 2005;
    Nassau County Museum of Art, The American Spirit: The Paintings of Mort Kunstler, exhibition catalogue, Roslyn, New York, 2006, p. 21, illustrated;
    M. Kunstler (with text based on writings of R. Gragg, M. Kunstler, J.M. McPherson, and J.I. Robertson, Jr.), The Civil War Paintings of Mort Kunstler, Volume I: Fort Sumter to Antietam, Nashville, Tennessee, 2006, p. 160-61, illustrated;
    J.I. Robertson, Jr., For Us The Living: The Civil War in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts--The Art of Mort Kunstler, New York, 2010, p. 60, illustrated.


    More information about MORT KÜNSTLER, also known as Künstler, Morton, Kunstler, Mort, Kunstler, Morton, Mort Künstler.

    Condition Report*: No visible condition issues; not examined outside of frame; framed under glass.
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