Lot 138
  • 138

Morton Künstler

Estimate
15,000 - 25,000 USD
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Description

  • Morton Künstler
  • Absolution Before Victory
  • signed © MKünstler and dated '12 (lower left)
  • oil on canvas
  • 20 by 42 inches
  • (50.8 by 106.7 cm)

Exhibited

Reading, Pennsylvania, Reading Public Museum, Remembering the Battle of Gettysburg – The Civil War Art of Mort Künstler, 2013
Raleigh, North Carolina, North Carolina Museum of History; Hagerstown, Maryland, Washington County Museum of Fine Arts, For Us the Living - The Civil War Art of Mort Künstler, 2013-14
Stockbridge, Massachusetts, The Norman Rockwell Museum; Winchester, Virginia, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley; Canadian, Texas, Citadelle Art Foundation; Stony Brook, New York, The Long Island Museum of American Art, History, and Carriages, Mort Künstler: The Art of Adventure, 2014-16, p. 14, illustrated

Literature

Michael Clawson, “Spirit of Adventure,” Western Art Collector, New York, 2014, pp. 62-3, illustrated
Article, “Museum to show Künstler’s work,” Northern Virginia Daily Online, May 8, 2015, http://www.nvdaily.com/news/local-news/2015/05/museum-to-feature-work-of-mort-kunstler/.

Condition

Oil on canvas, canvas is not lined. Surface: In generally good condition. UNDER UV: No apparent inpainting; some pigments are still active.
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