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The Art of Mort Künstler / The American Spirit / 20th Century Military / World War II

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.

Framed Collector's Edition sn 6/15 - click for larger image

This We’ll Defend – limited edition print

Classic Canvas Signed & Numbered - $795.00

Classic Canvas Signed & Numbered, Museum Framed - $1,045.00

Collector's Canvas Signed & Numbered, Unstretched - $4,500.00

Collector's Canvas Signed & Numbered, Museum Framed - $4,895.00


The Collector's edition ships unstretched. Stretching option is available at an additional charge.
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✯ ✯ ✯ Framed Museum Giclée Available ✯ ✯ ✯
For the first time, we are making available for sale a select number of framed giclées from The American Spirit travelling exhibit.
These giclées are being sold with distinctive frames and nameplates, personally selected by Mort especially for this exhibit.
This particular giclée has been hanging in Mort’s home.

Custom framing is available for this print. Please call 800-850-1776 or email for more information.

Giclée Canvas Prints

Reproduction technique: Giclées are printed with the finest archival pigmented inks on canvas.
Each print is numbered and signed by the artist and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.

Classic Edition 28" x 21"
Signed & Numbered • Edition Size: 100

Collector's Edition 53” x 40”
Signed & Numbered • Edition Size: 15

This painting was used for the cover of Army magazine and marked an important occasion; June 14th, the Army’s birthday, as well as the Bi-Centennial celebration of our country on July 4, 1976. It is an eloquent depiction of the soldier’s mission and place in American society.


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 © 2001-2018. 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.