Invictus - 2023 Limited Edition Print
For 2023 we started with a poem. No images. No references. I sent Jake Rathkamp 'Invictus' by William Earnest Henley. I asked Jake to create something we've never seen before. I wanted the art to embody courage in the face of fear. What Jake came up with is so much more than I could have ever hoped. The image conveys all that but it clearly states one more very important thing--that danger and fear, the conquering of those demons are in your head and as the poem states, 'I am the master of my fate: The captain of my soul.'
\We really hope you enjoy this years print.
Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the Pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.
In the fell clutch of circumstance
I have not winced nor cried aloud.
Under the bludgeonings of chance
My head is bloody, but unbowed.
Beyond this place of wrath and tears
Looms but the Horror of the shade,
And yet the menace of the years
Finds, and shall find, me unafraid.
It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll,
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.
Each print is numbered and signed by the artist, Jake Rathkamp.
- Original, one of a kind H&I artwork.
- Limited to 500 prints.
- Each print is signed by Jake Rathkamp and is hand numbered
- Hand printed in the USA by the artist himself. Every aspect of this print was created and screened by Jake.
- Size: 18"x 24" This is a standard size print and will make finding a frame much easier.