WORLD WAR II, 1942-1945
CORPORAL BUTLER, 8TH CAVALRY AND HIS MOUNT, 1941
Charcoal, 17¼ x 13½
Fort Bliss, Texas Collection of Carl Green & Linda Kirby, El Paso © Catherine Lea Weeks
PORTRAIT OF PVT. WYLIE POTTER
Oil on canvas, 22½ x 18½
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
PORTRAIT OF SGT. R.H. HULSE, CREW CHIEF
Oil on canvas, 22 x 18
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
A TIME AND A PLACE, ARGENTIA BAY, NEWFOUNDLAND, 1941
Oil on canvas, 25 x 40
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
PORTRAIT OF FLYING CADET BILL KELLY
Oil on canvas, 22 x 18
Life Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
SGT. BRUCE BIEBER
Oil on canvas, 22 x 18
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
COXSWAIN
Oil on canvas, 30 x 18
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
PRELIMINARY SKETCH FOR DEATH OF WASP, 1942
Pencil on envelope, 11¾ x 13¾
Collection of James H. and Judy Clement, Dallas © Catherine Lea Weeks
DEATH OF THE WASP, original study
Made aboard the USS Hornet, 1942
DEATH OF THE WASP, final rendering, 1942
Oil on canvas, 22 x 40
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
FIGHTER IN THE SKY
Oil on canvas, 14¼ x 23¼
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
USS HORNET
Watercolor on paper, 10 x 14
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
GENERAL QUARTERS – ALL HANDS MAN YOUR BATTLE STATIONS, 1942
Pencil on sketchpad paper, 13 3⁄4 x 11 3⁄4
Collection of the El Paso Museum of Art, sketchpad
Gift of Ms. Ida L. Clement, Judy and James H. Clement, Jr., FMC Corporation, Mrs. Betty Ruth Wakefield Haley, Bill and Ann Kiely, Dr. Richard and Susan Sugden, and Mr. and Mrs. R. P Washburne © Catherine Lea Weeks
SUNDOWN ON PELELIU
Oil on canvas board, 27½ x 32½
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
THE FIGHTING HORNET
Oil on canvas, 30½ x 21½
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
THAT 2,000-YARD STARE, 1944
Oil on canvas, 36 x 28
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, U.S. Army Center of Military History, Fort Belvoir, Virginia
SKETCH OF RUFUS OAKEY, PELELIU, 1944
Pencil on sketchpad paper 13 3⁄4 x 11 3⁄4
Collection of the Tom Lea Institute, gift of Rufus Oakey, Jr. © Catherine Lea Weeks
THE PRICE, 1944
Oil on canvas, 36 x 28
LIFE Collection of Art WWII, US Army Center of Military History, Washington, DC

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