Property from the Mort Künstler Collection

Mort Künstler (b. 1931)
The Louisiana Purchase
signed with conjoined initials and dated '© MKünstler '86' (lower right)-- signed with conjoined initials and dated again '© MKünstler '86' (lower right margin)
gouache on paper laid down on board
12 x 14 in. (30.4 x 35.5 cm.), image; 15 ½ x 17 3/8 in. (39.3 x 44.1 cm.), overall
Painted in 1986.

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.
M. Künstler, E.G. Lengel, The New Nation: The Creation of the United States in Paintings and Eyewitness Accounts, New York, 2014, pp. 161, 192, illustrated.
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