Richard Taylor Catalogue


by Richard Taylor

Eve of Destiny - The Masterwork Pencil Drawing by Richard Taylor,101st Airborne

This print can be ordered seperately or as a pair with Eve of Destiny - matching number will be supplied whilst available

Paratroopers of the US 101st Airborne Division prepare to board Douglas C-47s at Upottery Airfield on the eve of D-Day. Shortly after 22.00hrs they will set course for Normandy and, after crossing the French coast under heavy AA fire, drop behind Utah Beach to seize key objectives just hours before the largest seaborne invasion in history.

Image Size: 18 ½” wide x 6 ½” high Overall size: 23 ½”wide x 13” high


Each print in the edition is personally signed by three paratroopers who jumped on D-Day with the 506th PIR, 101st Airborne:

Sergeant BILL TRUE
Fox Company 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR

Private 1st Class SALVADOR PEREZ
Service Company, 1st Batallion, 506th PIR

Private 1st Class ARTHUR ‘ART’ PETERSEN
Fox Company 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR

185 Signed and numbered -
25 Artist Proofs -

Any collector ordering remarques from both the Eve of Destiny colour print and the Pencil Drawing are GUARANTEED matching numbers if requested at the time of ordering (whist available). And, if you want Richard to create something special, just ask! We’ll do our best to help.

We expect these editions to sell quickly, so PLEASE ORDER EARLY to avoid disappointment.

25 Remarques -
10 Double Remarques-

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