Civil War Paintings of Mort Kunstler Volume 3: The Gettysburg Campaign

Overview

For nearly thirty years, Mort Künstler has focused his considerable artistic talent on interpreting the Civil War. In crafting his work to reflect poignant moments or critical instances of the conflict, he has turned to leading historians and scholars-such as Henry Steele Commager, James McPherson, William C. Davis, and James I. Robertson Jr.-for informative details that he has then translated on canvas to create an indelible image of this defining ordeal in America's history. More that 160 of these ...

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Overview

For nearly thirty years, Mort Künstler has focused his considerable artistic talent on interpreting the Civil War. In crafting his work to reflect poignant moments or critical instances of the conflict, he has turned to leading historians and scholars-such as Henry Steele Commager, James McPherson, William C. Davis, and James I. Robertson Jr.-for informative details that he has then translated on canvas to create an indelible image of this defining ordeal in America's history. More that 160 of these images-supplemented by preliminary sketches, early studies, and photographs of works in progress-are the basis for the four volumes in this series.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781581825589
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 11/28/2007
  • Series: Civil War Paintings Series
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 959,993
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 7.03 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Meet the Author

Mort Künstler is the reigning dean of American historical artists. No other artist has illustrated so many events in America with such authenticity and drama, from cave-dwelling Native Americans to the space program. He has had numerous one-man exhibitions at galleries such as the Hammer Galleries in New York City. He also was the subject of a one-hour special on A&E Network's Time Machine. His previous books include Images of the Civil War, Gettysburg, Jackson and Lee, and The Civil War Art of Mort Künstler. He lives in Oyster Bay, New York.
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Table of Contents


Foreword     9
Going Home     14
"Oh, I Wish He Was Ours"     22
Rendezvous with Destiny     28
The Eve of Battle/Gen. John Buford     36
Morning Riders     40
"Hold at All Cost!"     46
"There's the Devil to Pay"     52
Distant Thunder     58
"The Enemy Is There!"     64
Longstreet at Gettysburg     68
Dilger at Gettysburg     72
Chamberlain and the 20th Maine     78
The New General/The Soldiers of Old Glory     84
Twilight in Gettysburg     90
Rush to the Summit     98
Hero of Little Round Top     100
Chamberlain's Charge     108
The Grandest Charge Ever Seen     116
The Return of Stuart     124
Forming the Line     128
Lee's "Old War Horse"     136
"Keep to Your Sabers, Men!"     142
Pickett's Salute     152
Virginia's Honored Sons     154
"Guides Center-March!"     158
"Steady, Boys, Steady!"     162
"Faster, Men, Faster!"     168
"Try Them with the Bayonet!"     172
The Copse ofTrees     174
"On They Came with Flags Flying!"     176
"Follow Me, Boys!"     186
The High Water Mark     196
The Angle     204
The High Tide     210
The Wreckage of War/The Repulse     218
"It's All My Fault"     222
Storm over Gettysburg     230
The Long Road South     232
The Gettysburg Address     234
Indexes     236
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