General Robert E Lee in 1865.

General Robert Edward Lee   40" x 30"   September 20, 1992
  The portrait of General Lee was painted for the main purpose of creating limited edition prints for the family publishing company. Ron wanted to design a composition that would present General Lee as a formal studio portrait that would act as a double portrait. The second portrait is the painting of Lee's horse Traveller which hangs on the wall behind the general.  In all the painting and photographic portraits of Lee, there is no image that illustrates the detail in Lee's sword. Ron researcherd the sword and designed Lee's posture so that the sword could be displayed in full detail. On the table are Lee's books and implements that he used during his military career.

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