"Facies Dolorosa" by Dr. Hans Killian
"Originally published in 1935, Dr. Hans Killian created this photographic study of the faces of patients awaiting death for doctors and physicians. This powerful and disturbing document sensitively captures the beauty and fragility of the human condition. Despite the difficult subject matter, each plate provokingly captures these moments with empathy. Facies Dolorosa holds an important place in the history of photography, cited by many as a photographic masterpiece."