"INTO THE TEETH OF THE WIND" by ROBERT TAYLOR
THE LIMITED EDITION:
Edition Size - 550
THE ARTIST PROOF EDITION:
With 5 Signatures
Edition Size - 25
THE COMMEMORATIVE PROOFS
Edition Size - 300
Bound for Tokyo, Lieutenant Colonel Jimmy Doolittle launches his B-25 Mitchell from the heaving deck of the carrier USS Hornet on the morning of 18 April, 1942. Leading a sixteen-bomber force on their long distance one - way mission, the Doolittle Raiders completed the first strike at the heart of Imperial Japan since the infamous attack on Pearl Harbour four months earlier. Together, they completed one of the most audacious air raids in aviation history.
This is certainly one of the most dramatic paintings that Robert has produced and Joining him in individually signing each print in these editions are a number of the Doolittle Raiders. Every print is individually hand-numbered.
THE LIMITED EDITION: $320
FIVE veterans who took part in the Doolittle raid.
THE COMMEMORATIVE PROOFS:$675
Issued with a matching numbered, signed companion pencil print, a total of THIRTEEN signature Edition.
THE LIMITED EDITION
Major General DAVID M. JONES
Staff Sergeant DAVID J. THATCHER
Lieutenant Colonel RICHARD E. COLE
Staff Sergeant EDWIN W. HORTON
Major THOMAS C. GRIFFIN
THE COMMEMORATIVE PROOFS: $675
All of the above plus:
Lieutenant Colonel FRANK A. KAPPELAR
Lieutenant Colonel CHASE J. NIELSON
Colonel WILLIAM M. BOWER
Lieutenant Colonel EDWARD J. SAYLOR
Second Lieutenant CHARLES J. OZUK
Lieutenant Colonel ROBERT L.HITE
Second Lieutenant WILLIAM L. BIRCH
Mr TUNG - SHENG LIU
INTO THE TEETH OF THE WIND by ROBERT TAYLOR (Doolittle Raid: B-25 Mitchell: General James Doolittle)@vbader.com/virginiabaderfinearts