Willem DeKooning
Shackleton at Camp Patience 1915
Launch of the Stancomb Wills
West Point Historical Home
Tom Crean
Shackleton and Hurley
The Nightwatchman Spins a Yarn
African American Family
Death on Concertina
WWI Battle Scene
Scene from the Battle of the Somme
Evening by the Cloth Hall, Ypres
Shell Shock
Four Apaches
Sioux Chiefs
Old Harley Davidson
Frightened Children WWII Belarus
Survivor, Researcher, Simon Wiesenthal
Solace
War Child

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Shackleton and Hurley

From a photo of Ernest Shackleton, Antarctic explorer, and his photographer, Frank Hurley. They, along with 26 others, were stranded on the ice for about 18 months, trying to get back to civilization. “Though he was virtually fearless in the physical sense, he suffered an almost pathological dread of losing control of the situation….He felt he had gotten them into this situation and it was his responsibility to get them out". Acrylic on 16 x 20 inch canvas.