Tuesday, March 1, 2011

The Making of "The Strangest Race"

I constantly read Civil War books, searching for incidents that will make interesting paintings. While reading JEB Stuart, The Last Cavalier by Burke Davis, I discovered an account of a unique engagement that took place along the Richmond-York Railroad on June 28, 1862. – Mort Künstler




1 comment:

  1. I am thrilled to know that J.E.B. Stuart will the be the subject of your next painting! Thanks so much for allowing us to watch it come to life!

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