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The focus of numerous one-man shows at major museums and galleries across the country, Mort Künstler's original paintings offer us the opportunity to appreciate both America's history, as well as the rare talents of one of its great artists. For information about purchasing one of these works of art, contact or call 516.624.2830 Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

They Were Soldiers Indeed – original painting

Gouache, 19-1/8" x 29-1/4"
Date painted: 1995

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The largest and costliest of the Seven Days battles near Richmond was Gaines’ Mill. Lee’s first victory came when the Texas Brigade broke the Federal line but incurred great losses in the process. The next morning, Jackson and Lee surveyed the ground where the Confederates had charged. Jackson exclaimed, “The men who carried this position were soldiers indeed!”

Date Created: 1995

Medium: Gouache

Image Size: 19-1/8" x 29-1/4"


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