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The Art of Mort Künstler / The American Spirit / The Civil War

Here you will find a pictorial chronicle of the drama and excitement of American History. These paintings give the viewer an insight into the tumultuous life of this young nation that mere words cannot achieve.




As reference to show frame only.

Col. Robert Shaw and the 54th Massachusetts - limited edition print
Boston, Mass., May 28, 1863


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Classic Canvas Signed & Numbered - $695.00

Classic Canvas Signed & Numbered, Museum Framed, #13/100 - $945.00



 


✯ ✯ ✯ Framed Museum Giclée Available ✯ ✯ ✯
For the first time, we are making available for sale a select number of framed giclées from The American Spirit traveling exhibit.
These giclées are being sold with distinctive frames and nameplates, personally selected by Mort especially for this exhibit.
Many of these giclées have been hanging in Mort’s home.
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Limited Edition Giclée Print on Canvas
Reproduction technique: Giclées are printed with the finest archival pigmented inks on canvas.
This print is numbered and signed by the artist and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.


Limited Edition Canvas Signed and Numbered
Size: 20” x 25" • Edition Size: 100



Historical Information

The 54th Massachusetts Infantry was the first volunteer black regiment raised in the North. The ranks were filled with former slaves and freedmen, all sharing the same dream of serving their country. Under the tutelage of its firebrand colonel, Robert Gould Shaw, the 54th became a model of perfection in drill and camp. Their true test came in battle, a suicidal assault on Battery Wagner on the South Carolina coast. Killed on the ramparts of the fort, Shaw was buried in an unmarked grave with the casualties of his regiment.


 

 
All illustrations by Mort Künstler. Text by Michael Aubrecht, Dee Brown, Henry Steele Commager, Rod Gragg, Mort Künstler, Edward Lengel, James McPherson, and James I. Robertson, Jr. - Copyright © 2001-2017. All Rights Reserved. No part of the contents of this web site may be reproduced or utilized in any form by any means without written consent of the artist.