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Mort Kunstler Gettysburg anniversary painting

Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler has painted

Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler has painted a scene — apparently never done before — to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The painting shows Lincoln arriving at the Gettysburg train depot to dedicate the new national cemetery. Photo Credit: Handout

"Mr. Lincoln Comes to Gettysburg" by Cove Neck artist Mort Künstler recently had its debut last week at a scheduled appearance at a gallery in the storied Pennsylvania town to mark this week's 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address.

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark
Photo Credit: Handout

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address by Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler. (March 27, 2013)

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark
Photo Credit: Handout

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address by Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler. (March 27, 2013)

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark
Photo Credit: Handout

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address by Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler. (March 27, 2013)

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark
Photo Credit: Handout

A preliminary sketch of a painting to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address by Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler. (March 27, 2013)

Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler has painted
Photo Credit: Handout

Cove Neck historical artist Mort Kunstler has painted a scene — apparently never done before — to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. The painting shows Lincoln arriving at the Gettysburg train depot to dedicate the new national cemetery.

In his Cove Neck studio, artist Mort Kunstler
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

In his Cove Neck studio, artist Mort Kunstler shows the painting he created to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. It shows Lincoln arriving at the Gettysburg train depot to dedicate the new national cemetery and give his famous speech. (March 27, 2013).

Artist Mort Kunstler is shown in his studio
Photo Credit: Newsday / Audrey C. Tiernan

Artist Mort Kunstler is shown in his studio with the painting he created to mark the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. (March 27, 2013)

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