Michael Callas, ‘A Parent’s Sacrifice’, 2017, Painting, Aerosol on canvas, DETOUR Gallery
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Michael Callas

A Parent’s Sacrifice, 2017

Aerosol on canvas
78 × 242 in
198.1 × 614.7 cm
.
$65,500
Location
Red Bank, New York
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About the work
Provenance
DETOUR Gallery
Red Bank, New York

Scrawled on the backside of two family photos, this letter was the last goodbye for a World War Two …

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The Universe Is In the Individual
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Scrawled on the backside of two family photos, this letter was the last goodbye for a World War Two POW held on a Japanese prison ship. The courageous words detail the lieutenant’s piercing love for his parents as he faces the volatile circumstances of being a captive in enemy territory. He died shortly after the …

Medium
Signature
Signed on verso
Series
The Universe Is In the Individual
Image rights
Detour Gallery

Michael Callas

A Parent’s Sacrifice, 2017

Aerosol on canvas
78 × 242 in
198.1 × 614.7 cm
.
$65,500
Location
Red Bank, New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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