The artist at work. Personalizing a leatherbound journal.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

The Duel. Fraktur painting by Ken Scott

This painting, on the inside of an old book cover, depicts the duel between the Vice president of the United states, Aaron Burr and the former Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton on the morning of July 11, 1804.  Burr shot and  wounded Hamilton, who died the next day.
Ink and watercolor.

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