"LETTER FROM HOME" by the great Civil War artist Mort Kunstler is a signed and numbered limited edition print from an edition limited to 1150 prints. O, if this war was over, you and all the soldiers could come home and stay home in peace.
So read a letter from home received by a soldier in Robert E. It was a typical sentiment expressed in letters sent to soldiers of both the North and the South. Among the hardest burdens borne by troops in this bloodiest of all American wars was the separation from loved ones.Receiving a letter from home was a heart-stirring event for war-weary troops yearning for the simple pleasures of peace. "Mother give me her little sheep, and I will have the wool to make you some stockings, " wrote a young son to a soldier father in the Army of Northern Virginia. Such poignant reminders of home could refresh tender memories in a soldier, but could also rekindle the pain of separation. I look at your photograph and fear it is the last I shall see of you.
Letters were read and read again - repeatedly. In the lull between battles, even amid the ruckus of a bustling nighttime camp, a letter from home was a priceless treasure of hope. In Mort Kunstlers "LETTER FROM HOME" a Confederate soldier reads a letter by the light of a lantern hanging from some stacked arms, tripod style, as two others play checkers on a makeshift checkerboard painted on the inside of a blanket. Other camp activities in the background illustrate an observation of a Civil War soldier that the war was interminable boredom interspersed with sheer moments of terror. "LETTER FROM HOME" is in mint condition, has been stored flat, and has never been framed.
It measures approximately 25" x 20¼" and comes with a Certificate of Authenticity. It was individually signed and numbered by the artist. GRANT, THOMAS "STONEWALL" JACKSON, and WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN.
Each amazing print has an image size of 4½" x 5½" designed to be matted and placed into a standard 8" x 10" frame. These minis were reproduced from the original pencil sketches and are printed on high-quality 120 lb. GOOD LUCK AND THANKS FOR LOOKING!
The item "KÜNSTLER American Civil War LETTER FROM HOME Confederate South & 4 Bonus Prints" is in sale since Thursday, July 06, 2017. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "brawnerfarm" and is located in Goldsboro, North Carolina.
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