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    Mort Künstler (American, b. 1931)
    The Revolution Victorious, 1977
    Oil on masonite
    17.75 x 19 in.
    Signed and dated lower right

    PROVENANCE:
    Hammer Galleries, New York, 1979;
    Saks Galleries, Denver, Colorado, 1979;
    Private collection.

    EXHIBITED:
    Old Orchard Museum, Oyster Bay, New York,"Old Glory's Proudest Moments," June 10-September 8, 1978;
    U.S. Navy Memorial Museum, Washington, DC, "Old Glory's Proudest Moments," February-April 15, 1979;
    Hammer Galleries, New York, "Mort Künstler: Epic Paintings of America," October 23-November 3, 1979.

    LITERATURE:
    Commemorative First day Issue, Old Glory's Proudest Moments, Unicover - Fleetwood Division, Cheyenne, WY, 1977, illustration in color;
    Catalogue, Mort Künstler: Epic Paintings of America, Hammer Galleries, New York, 1979, illustrated in color, p. 7;
    Mort Künstler, Mort Künstler's 50 Epic Paintings of America, text by Henry Steele Commager, New York: Abbeville Press, 1979, illustrated in color, p. 27;
    Magazine, Prints, Jan/Feb 1981, illustrated in color, p. 12;
    Henry Steele Commager, The American Spirit - the Paintings of Mort Künstler, New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1986, and Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1994, illustrated in color, p. 47;
    Magazine, Military History, "Spy Without Visible Cause," by Arthur G. Sharp, Spokane, Washington: Cowles Publishing, March 1993, illustrated in color, p. 14;
    Postcard, Lawson Mardon Post Card, Sparks, Nevada, 1995, New Nation set, Cover illustrated in color;
    Magazine, Military History, Spokane, Washington: Cowles Publishing, October 1995, illustrated in color, p. 53;
    Video/Film, High Noon Productions, Homes of our Heritage, 1999;
    Magazine, Colonial Williamsburg Journal, Fall 2000;
    Rod Gragg, George Washington - An Interactive Biography, Gretna, Louisiana: Pelican Press, 2012;
    Mort Künstler, The New Nation: The Creation of the United States in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts - The Art of Mort Künstler, text by Edward G. Lengel, New York: Sterling Publishing, 2014, illustrated in color, p. 120 and p. 190.


    Condition Report*: Work remains in good condition; not examined out of frame; framed to an overall size of 27 x 28 inches.
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