Thursday, April 22, 2010

The Making of a Masterpiece: Last Tribute of Respect - 1

For years I have been asked to paint sequels to some of my “Stonewall” Jackson paintings. Generally speaking, I have skirted around those requests while portraying other events in Jackson’s life that have intrigued me. That is, until now… - Mort Künstler






Mort starts each painting with sketches. It was difficult to settle on the angle he wanted to portray.







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