The Art of Combat - Fine Tuning by Richard Taylor
THE AVIATION & MILITARY PAINTINGS OF RICHARD TAYLOR
THE LIMITED EDITION BOOK AND PRINT PORTFOLIO
The limited edition portfolio comprises an individually numbered book, personally signed by artist Richard Taylor, issued in a luxurious embossed slipcase. Each book is accompanied by a matching numbered copy of Richards new print Fine Tuning, specially commissioned for this occasion.
THE ART OF COMBAT
Foreword by Brigadier General ROBERT CARDENAS USAF (Ret.)
The enduring popularity of air combat and military artwork has taken another leap forward with the release of this beautifully illustrated new hard-back book featuring the outstanding works of Richard Taylor who, for the past few years, has been quietly carving out his own niche in the world of aviation and military art.
In this superb hard cover first edition, with 128 pages packed with beautifully reproduced colour plates and stunning pencil drawings, the artist takes us through the stories behind more than 30 of his much admired combat paintings.
RICHARD TAYLOR - THE ART OF COMBAT
128 page hard back, case-bound book Overall size approx.: 10¾ high x13¼ wide
by Richard Taylor
Messerschmitt Bf 109s of II./JG53 undergo routine maintenance at Charleville-Mezieres, 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.
Each print is individually numbered and personally signed by the artist Richard Taylor along with one of the most legendary Luftwaffe Aces of all time:
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 Defence of the Reich he flew Me109s 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.
350 Limited Edition -
25 Artist Proofs -
Overall print size: 33½ wide x 19½ high Image size: 27 wide x 12 high
example of double remarque
Exquisitely depicted in this fascinating new book are many examples of Richard Taylors amazing talent with a pencil. For countless collectors around the world his pencil work has become the bench mark for the industry and his remarques represent a very effectice way of obtaining an original work. Each copy of FINE TUNING will have one of Richards outstanding original pencil remarques, hand-crafted to order in the lower margin of the print. Richard is happy to take special requests to create your personal remarque drawing please just ask at the time of ordering.
25 Remarques -
10 Double Remarques -
The book portfolio is exempt from vat.