By My Fingernails

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Limestone • 2 1/2 feet tall (12"x30"x5")



"By My Fingernails"

Every working artist understands what it's like to hold on like this, in spite of the odds and anxiety. And of course, this spirit of determination, strength and optimism applies to many other people and their respective life-situations. As Sir Ernest Shackelton is quoted, "Optimism is true moral courage".