Lot 104
  • 104

Morton Künstler

10,000 - 15,000 USD
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  • Morton Künstler
  • Beginnings in New Salem
  • signed MKünstler and dated '87 (lower left)
  • oil on canvas
  • 30 by 30 inches
  • (76.1 by 76.1 cm)


Hammer Galleries, New York
Private Collection, New York (purchased from the above, 1991)
By descent in the family of the above to the present owner


New York, Hammer Galleries, Mort Künstler: Epic Paintings of America, December 5, 1989 - January 3, 1990
Roslyn, New York, Nassau County Museum of Art, Mort Künstler:  Civil War Paintings, January 10 - March 1, 1998


Mort Künstler: Epic Paintings of America, Hammer Galleries, New York, 1989, p. 11, illustrated
James I. Robertson, Jr., For Us the Living: The Civil War in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts - The Art of Mort Künstler, New York, Sterling Press, 2010, p. 4, illustrated

Catalogue Note

The present work was reproduced as a commemorative collectors plate with the same title for the series Lincoln, Man of America in 1987 and, then, as a postcard entitled Abraham Lincoln in 1988.