"Lancaster Under Attack" Fine Art by Artist Robert Taylor
"Lancaster Under Attack"
By Artist, Robert Taylor
Limited to 650 prints
Edition #: 348/650
Size: 33" x 23.5" (83.8 x 59.7 cm)
COA Not Available
Signed by Flight Lieutenant Bill Reid, Vc, Major Martin Drewes, and Artist Robert Taylor.
As the German night skies light up with gunfire and destruction, a Royal Air Force Lancaster works to make a speedy escape as the Bf-110 starts to make a turn downward to avoid the tracer on the plane above. It’s December 1944, and while bearing battle wounds, the Lancaster isn’t ready to give up yet against the Me-110s or German forces. This fine art print is signed by Artist Robert Taylor, in addition to Flight Lieutenant Bill Reid, Vc, and Major Martin Drewes, making it a great addition to any WWII 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. Very slight crease in upper right corner.
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!
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