Property from the Mort Künstler Collection

Mort Künstler (b. 1931)
Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s First Fireside Chat, 1933
signed with conjoined initials and dated '© MKünstler '85' (lower right)--signed with conjoined initials again and dated '© MKünstler '15' (lower left)
gouache on paper laid down on board
13 ¾ x 15 ¼ in. (34.9 x 38.7 cm.), image; 16 ¾ x 18 ½ in. (42.5 x 46.9 cm.), overall
Painted in 1985 and 2015.

Unicover Corporation, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1986.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 2013.

Unicover: Fleetwood Division, Mort Künstler’s Epic Events in American History: Commemorative First Day Issue, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1986, illustrated.
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