"Beside Every Great Man..." is a depiction of
three very familiar Civil Rights leaders; Dr.
Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcom X and Medgar
Evers. They are in black and white while their
wives are in color because this painting is
actually about the wives. We can only
imagine the day to day sacrifices that they
had to make in order for their husbands to
effectively and efficiently fight for equal
rights. You know the old saying “Behind
every great man is a great woman.”? Well I
beg to differ...“BESIDE every great man is a
I salute Mrs. Coretta Scott King, Mrs. Betty
Shabazz and Mrs. Myrlie Evers. They made
the ultimate sacrifice and gave the one they
loved to the world.
The original is 20" x 60", oil on canvas,
unframed. Call 314-443-8369 or 314-495-4525
|20" x 60"
Giclee on board