Monday, September 10, 2012

The Making of "Absolution Before Victory" - Phase 1

Below you can see Mort's charcoal sketches, the first phase in developing his latest painting
Absolution Before Victory. Absolution Before Victory was painted in commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Antietam and depicts Father Corby and The Irish Brigade on
September 17, 1862. Stay tuned this week for the entire progression,
with the final unveiling on Friday!






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