"Beside Every Great Man..."
"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 phenomenal woman.”.
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 original is 20" x 60", oil on canvas. Unframed
|18" x 23" Prints, $40.00
20" x 60" Giclee, $600.00