THE GREAT PATRIOTIC WAR
by Richard Taylor
- ADVANCE ON THE REICH -
Despite stiff and bitter resistance from the retreating German army, Soviet forces continue their dogged advance westwards towards Berlin.
Richard’s dramatic edition recalls the fierce battles that took part along the Eastern Front during WWII. Completed in his trademark technique using a mixture of graphite with colour highlights on antique-style buff paper, this stunning piece acts as a tribute to all those who served in this decisive confrontation
Overall print size: 17.75” wide x 12.25” high
Image size: 14.5” wide x 7.75” high
Approx. matted size: 21.25” wide x 16.5” high
THE LIMITED EDITION
Edition Size - 125
THE EASTERN FRONT EDITION
Edition Size - 20
THE MATTED REMARQUES
Edition Size - 15
THE MATTED DOUBLE REMARQUES
Edition Size - 10
Each print is individually numbered and signed by the artist Richard Taylor.
THE EASTERN FRONT EDITION :
Mounted to full conservation standards!
In recognition of all those who helped determine the outcome of the war in Europe by fighting on the Eastern Front, each print in these editions is conservation mounted to include the original autographs of four famous fighter pilots who took on the might of Hitler's Luftwaffe over Russia:
Lieutenant General ARSENY VASIL’YEVITCH VOROZHEIKIN
A highly-regarded and experienced Russian Ace, he scored 52 victories in almost 500 combat missions and was twice decorated Hero of the Soviet Union.
Major General KONSTANTIN MIKHAILOVITCH TRESHYOV
Already in the air over Russia when the Great Patriotic War officially began, he went on to complete 556 missions, scored 28 victories and was decorated Hero of the Soviet Union.
General JOSEPH RISSO
Frenchman Risso originally flew with the RAF before serving on the Eastern Front as part of the first Normandie-Niémen Squadron. He scored 11 victories in over 600 missions.
Lieutenant JACQUES DE SAINT PHALLE
Escaping occupied France he joined the Free French Air Force and flew over 100 missions on the Eastern Front with the Normandie-Niémen Squadron, scoring 1 victory.
THE MATTED REMARQUES
Regarded as one of the most gifted exponents of pencil work in the industry, Richard will hand-craft an original drawing in the lower margin of each print in these editions.
If you have any particular request, such as a specific aircraft, please ask when placing your order and we will do our best to accommodate.
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