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    Morton Künstler (American, b. 1931)
    Night Crossing, 1995
    Mixed media on paper laid board
    19 x 25-1/2 inches (48.3 x 64.8 cm) (sheet)
    Signed and dated lower right: MKünstler 95

    PROVENANCE:
    Hammer Galleries, New York;
    Sam Wyly, Dallas;
    Dallas Auctions Gallery, Dallas, May 20, 2015, lot 32;
    Private collection, Firestone, Colorado, acquired from the above.

    EXHIBITED:
    Hammer Galleries, New York, "Jackson & Lee: Legends in Gray: The Paintings of Mort Künstler," October 17-November 4, 1995;
    Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, New York, "The Civil War Paintings of Mort Künstler," January 11-March 1, 1998;
    Hammer Galleries, New York, "The Civil War Paintings of Mort Künstler," March 31-April 25, 1998.

    LITERATURE:
    J.I. Robertson, Jr., Jackson & Lee: Legends in Gray: The Paintings of Mort Künstler, Nashville, Tennessee, 1995, pp. 88-89, 171, illustrated;
    M. Künstler, Mort Künstler's Civil War: The South, Nashville, Tennessee, 1997, p. 70, illustrated;
    M.Künstler Legends in Gray Calendar, Lang Graphics, Delafield, Wisconsin, September 2000, illustrated;
    M. Künstler, J.M. McPherson, and J.I. Robertson Jr., The Civil War Paintings of Mort Künstler, vol. 1: Fort Sumter to Antietam, Nashville, Tennessee, 2006, pp. 233, 234-35, detail illustrated;
    J.I. Robertson, Jr., For Us The Living: The Civil War in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts -The Art of Mort Künstler, New York, 2010, 2012, p. 76, illustrated.


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    Condition Report*: Framed under glass. Adhesive residue along the top of the board, verso. Mild light staining, noticeable our of frame.
    Framed Dimensions 27 X 33.5 Inches
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