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Monday, December 2, 2013

Original Künstler Civil War Oil Paintings Up for Auction

A rare opportunity to purchase two Künstler Civil War original oil paintings at auction is
coming Dec. 5, 2013! Brief Encounter, depicting Middleburg, Virginia, in the midst of the Civil War in February 1863, shows a poignant scene in one of the most important locations of the War.
The second painting, The Fighting 69th: Gen. Meagher and the Irish Brigade perfectly encapsulates the courage and honor of the "Fighting Irish" at the battle of Fredericksburg.

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Brief Encounter, Middleburg, Virginia, February 1863

MORT KÜNSTLER (American, b. 1931)
Brief Encounter, Middleburg, Virginia, February 1863
Signed and dated ©MKünstler '05 - signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the stretcher)
Oil on canvas
28" x 38"
Lot #116
Estimated Price: $30,000-$50,000

Christie's American Art Auction
Thursday, December 5, 2013
20 Rockefeller Plaza, New York

Visit the link below to view the ecatalogue.Brief Encounter is on page 210.


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The Fighting 69th: Gen. Meagher and the Irish Brigade, Fredericksburg, Virginia, December 2, 1862MORT KÜNSTLER (American, b. 1931)
The Fighting 69th: General Meagher and the Irish Brigade, Fredericksburg, Virginia,
December 2, 1862
Signed and dated ©MKünstler '98 - signed and dated again and inscribed with title (on the stretcher)
Oil on canvas
26" x 48"
Lot #64122
Estimated Price: $30,000-$50,000

Heritage Auctions American Paintings, Drawings & Sculpture Signature Auction,
Thursday, December 5, 2013
New York


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