"The Mighty Eighth - Coming Home" Fine Art by Artist Robert Taylor
"The Mighty Eighth - Coming Home"
By Artist, Robert Taylor
Limited to 1250 prints
Edition #: 1238/1250
Size: 33" x 25" (83.8 x 63.5 cm)
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Signed by Major General Bob Landry, Colonel William Lawley, Colonel Edward Michael, Colonel Robert Morgan, Major Cliff Peterson, Colonel Albert Shower, and Artist Robert Taylor.
Coming back from a mission that has left some of the airplanes in shambles, a damaged B-17 joins B-24 Liberators on the journey back to base across the English Channel. Along with them, a single P-51 Mustang accompanies the planes as they make their flight home. This print is signed by Artist Robert Taylor, along with seven squadron members. As a Golden Anniversary Edition commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Bomber Groups of the U.S. Eighth Air Force, this print makes for a great display piece and is the centerpiece of any WW2 or B-17 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.
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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