The artist writes:
This is the business end of a Japanese I-Boat.
And under the circumstances .... you wouldn't want to be there !
It doesn't matter which man's Navy you're in -
this is never very nice.
Just imagine sitting in a locked garbage can, and have somebody (who
loathes you...) whack on it with a huge sledgehammer.....sometimes for
hours. He's not going to be happy until you are .... well, you know what I
This little painting is part of my grimmer,
darker side. Trying to illustrate that there is nothing pretty, glamorous
or attractive about
Each of these guys has a mother.
Let's just allow the image to speak for itself,
and salute all those guys - whoever they served - who had to endure this
nonsense ... sometimes for
several years of their young lives ... and sometimes ....only
Above shows one of Meek's stunning limited edition prints complete with
titles in both English and Japanese.
The original oil painting has no accompanying text.