Sunday, July 17, 2011
10.5 x 7.5
$45 & S/H
Abraham Lincoln was our 16th President. He was born February 12th 1809, served as President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination April 15th 1865.
Lincoln led our country through a constitutional, military and moral crisis – known as the American Civil War. The war preserved the Union ended slavery and promoted economic and financial modernization.
From a poor family on the western frontier, he was mostly self-educated and became a county lawyer, an Illinois state legislator and served one term of the United States House of Representatives.
He was an affectionate, husband and father of four children, though often absent.
This piece was created for the Daily Paint Works Challenge. If you would like to see the work of others and mine click here.
Sketched out in Aqua pencils and then gone over with a tool that I call a wet brush, blending what was sketched, creating a watercolor.
You may purchase a print or card of this piece through FAA or the original through me.