"G For George" Fine Art by Artist Robert Taylor
"G For George"
By Artist, Robert Taylor
Limited to 500 prints
Edition #: 427/500
Size: 27.25" x 21.5" (69 x 54.6 cm)
COA Not Available
Replacement certificates are available through the publisher
Signed by Flying Officer Harold G. Carter, Flight Lieutenant John A. Critchley, Flight Lieutenant Jack N. Murray, and Artist Robert Taylor.
With 90 bombing missions under its belt, the RAF Lancaster “G for George” was involved in many strategic attacks on Germany, it’s involvement spanning from 1942 to 1944. Damaged and grazed by gunfire, “G for George” limps home after one of its last missions, residing towards the back of the group. This fine art print is signed by not only Artist Robert Taylor, but also the Flying Officer, two Flight Lieutenants from the historic plane. This piece of art makes the perfect centerpiece in any WWII enthusiast’s collection.
This print has been SOLD OUT for years and is only available as a Secondary Market offering.
Never Framed & Stored Flat in Smoke-Free Environment. Slight mark on right side of margin outside of the print area.
About the Artist:
The name Robert Taylor has been synonymous with aviation art over a quarter of a century. His paintings of aircraft, more than those of any other artist, have helped popularize a genre which at the start of this remarkable artist's career had little recognition in the world of fine art. When he burst upon the scene in the mid-1970s his vibrant, expansive approach to the subject was a revelation. His paintings immediately caught the imagination of enthusiasts and collectors alike. He became an instant success.
Robert's aviation paintings are instantly recognizable. He somehow manages to convey all the technical detail of aviation in a traditional and painterly style, reminiscent of the Old Masters. With uncanny ability, he is able to recreate scenes from the past with a carefully rehearsed realism that few other artists ever manage to achieve. This is partly due to his prodigious research but also his attention to detail: Not for him shiny new factory-fresh aircraft looking like museum specimens. His trade mark, flying machines that are battle-scarred, worse for wear, with dings down the fuselage, chips and dents along the leading edges of wings, oil stains trailing from engine cowlings, paintwork faded with dust and grime; his planes are real!
Although the artwork has been stored flat, it will be rolled and shipped in a heavy mailing tube for safety during transit.
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