Messerschmitt Bf 109’s of II./JG53 undergo routine maintenance at Charleville-Mézières, Northern France, during the summer of 1940. With the Battle of Britain at its height the German fighters will soon be back in action over the Channel and southern England.
This outstanding limited edition portfolio includes an individually numbered and signed copy of the book THE ART OF COMBAT and issued in a luxurious embossed slipcase.
About the book "The Art of Combat"
This beautifully illustrated book contains more than 30 of Richard’s air combat and military paintings, which have been successfully published as limited edition prints, together with a veritable feast of new drawings, many of which are seen here for the first time. Most of the paintings have a dedicated chapter to themselves in which the artist describes the history behind the images, and how each painting came into existence. .
The impressive array of work contained within these pages will delight the thousands of collectors around the world who share a passion for classic warbirds of former times, and a love of fine aviation and military art as exemplified by the talent of Richard Taylor.
Approximate overall size: 10¾” high x13¼” wide
This superb hardback, case-bound first edition book includes 128 pages featuring Richards aviation and military paintings to date, along with specially commissioned pencil work.
- Major ERICH RUDORFFER, Knights Cross with Oak leaves and Swords - Serving throughout the whole of World War II during the Battle of Britain, the Eastern Front, north Africa, in the Defense of the Reich he flew Me109’s and Fw190's and finished flying the iconic Me262 jet. In more than 1000 combat missions, he ended the war as the seventh highest scoring Aces in history with 222 victories.
Overall Print Size:
33 1/2" x 19 1/2"
350 Signed and Numbered Limited Edition Prints
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