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Little Known Facts About Mort Künstler

The River War

...Mort Künstler did many paintings of the War in Vietnam?

During the 1960’s while the war was being fought Künstler was working as an illustrator for many of the now defunct men’s adventure magazines. Many of his illustrations involved Vietnam War stories. This painting appeared in 1968 on pages 14 and 15 of Stag magazine, published by Magazine Management Co. It is typical of the action that many of our “military advisors” faced during that conflict.

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...Mort Künstler witnessed the first touchdown of the Space Shuttle, Columbia, on April 14, 1981?

...Mort Künstler did this illustration for the classic book by Alfred Ollivant, Bob, Son of Battle?

...Mort Künstler did this farm scene for the Danbury Mint in 1993?

...Mort Künstler painted this box cover for the plastic kit of the Polaris launching nuclear sub, Andrew Jackson?

...The Brooklyn College Alumni Association, in New York, presented this Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award to Mort Künstler on September 28, 1986?

...Mort Künstler did this painting for the movie The Omega Man?

...Mort Künstler did this painting of Jerry West in 1966?

...Mort Künstler painted this gorilla and baby in 1974?

...Mort Künstler did this painting of Chief High Horse of the Rosebud Sioux in 1985?

...Mort Künstler did this drawing of a Styracosaurus, Ankylosaurus, and Triceratops for Dinosaur Story?

...Mort Künstler painted the Fokker Triplane of the famous Red Baron?

...Mort Künstler painted this advertisement for Liggett and Meyers?

...Mort Künstler painted this illustration of a U.S. sub under depth charge attack during World War II?

...Mort Künstler did this drawing for CUE Magazine?

...Mort Künstler did the cover painting for Furious Moose of the Wilderness?

...The Doctor's Second Love was one of many book covers that Mort Künstler painted for the Elizabeth Seifert "doctor" novels?

...Mort Künstler painted this illustration for Death Run?

...Mort Künstler painted this western paperback cover for the Louis L'Amour book Utah Blaine?

...Mort Künstler did many paintings of the War in Vietnam?

...that Mort Künstler painted the paperback book cover for Dagger - the Centaur Conspiracy?

...Mort Künstler painted this Indian Chief at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn?

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