Raising The Flag At Iwo Jima

132cm x 112cm. Oil on primed board. Based on Joe Rosenthal’s b/w photo. Phillip Carrero.   Raising the Flag at Iwo Jima is painted from a historic photograph taken on February 23, 1945, by Joe Rosenthal. It depicts five United States Marines and a United States Navy corpsman raising an American flag atop Mount Suribachi during the Battle of Iwo Jima in World War II.   It won the Pulitzer…

Macarthur President F D R And Nimitz

120Cm X 120Cm. Oil On Board. On Board Of USS Missouri, Pearl Harbor. Phillip Carrero.   -“The seeds of the greatest naval battle of the Pacific war were not planted by U.S. Navy strategists, but rather by a larger-than-life Army general and the President of the United States.”-   -“Franklin Roosevelt had much work to…

I Shall Return

  120Cm X 120Cm. Oil on primed board. Phillip Carrero. Gen. MacArthur And Personal Staff On The Philippines Landing. Reasonably large, my biggest painting by that time. Gun holsters, uniforms, Philippines MP’s, cartographer and personal secretary. Landing craft and marines. All depictions faithful to original. I don’t recall painting better than these, but that’s up…

Gen. MacArthur at West Point

70Cm X 90Cm. Oil On Primed Board. Phillip Carrero.   Retired military brass and friend, Nick. MacArthur is one of his role models and he went all the way to the Smithsonian at the US to get material for this paintings. Also from the ex US base at the Philippines, as many locals remember him.…