"Flag and Union Imperiled"   Lot no. 2997

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By Mort Kunstler (1931- )

1978
16.25" x 18.00"
Oil on Board
Signed and Dated Lower Right
SOLD

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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, 1978, illustrated in color;

Catalogue, Mort Künstler: Epic Paintings of America, Hammer Galleries, New York, 1979, illustrated in color, p. 8;

Mort Künstler, Mort Künstler's 50 Epic Paintings of America, text by Henry Steele Commager, New York: Abbeville Press, 1979, illustrated in color, p. 51;

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. 84;

McPherson, James M., and Mort Künstler. Images of the Civil War. New York: Gramercy Books Division of Random House, 1992, illustrated in color, pp. 28-29 and p. 75;

Information Card, Atlas Editions, Durham, Connecticut, 1994, Card 19-03, Battle of Fort Sumter, illustrated in color;

Collector Cards, The Civil War - The Art of Mort Künstler, Comic Images, Saddle Brook, New Jersey, 1996, card 18, illustrated in color;

Postcard, Lawson Mardon Post Card, Sparks, Nevada, 1996, The Civil War, 1861-1865: The Paintings of Mort Künstler, illustrated in color;

Mort Künstler, Mort Künstler's Civil War: The North, Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press, 1997, illustrated in color, pp. 10-13;

Collector Cards, Civil War - The North, Temecula, California: Scenic Art, 2000, illustrated in color;

James I. Robertson, Jr., Gods and Generals: The Paintings of Mort Künstler. Shelton, CT: Greenwich Workshop Press, 2002, illustrated in color pp. 20-21, p. 137;

Mort Künstler, James M. McPherson and James I. Robertson, Jr., The Civil War Paintings of Mort Künstler, Volume 1: Fort Sumter to Antietam. Nashville: Cumberland House Publishing, Inc., 2006, illustrated in color, pp. 34-35;

James Robertson, Jr., For Us the Living: The Civil War in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts: The Art of Mort Künstler, New York: Sterling Publishing Co., 2010 and 2012 (Collector's Edition), illustrated in color, p. 16.

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