Eye of the Sun by Robert Taylor
A NEW PORTFOLIO TO COMMEMORATE THE 75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF BRITAIN
1940 - 2015
(Paired with Response to Call)
Messerschmitt Bf109s from 7./JG2 Richthofen head out on a long-range fighter patrol in September 1940. With the sun behind them they hope to launch a surprise attack on unsuspecting RAF aircraft, however these enemy raiders will soon be intercepted by some of Fighter Commands most determined defenders of the realm.
Many of the Luftwaffes great names did not survive the war, however three of the most iconic Aces that flew in the Battle of Britain have signed this outstanding release.
Overall size: 24½ wide x 18½ high Image size: 19½ wide x 13 high
THE LIMITED EDITION
Each print in every edition is individually hand numbered and signed by the artist Robert Taylor along with one of the most legendary Luftwaffe Aces of WWII:
Major ERICH RUDORFFER Knights Cross with Oak Leaves & Swords
Became a double Ace during the Battle of Britain flying Bf109s with JG2, finishing the war as the seventh highest-scoring Ace in history with 222 victories.
250 signed & numbered prints
THE COLLECTOR'S & REMARQUE EDITIONS
This exclusive three signature edition is additionally signed by two more legendary Luftwaffe Aces who flew Bf109s throughout the Battle of Britain.
Generalleutnant GÜNTHER RALL Knights Cross with Oak Leaves & Swords
Flew Bf109s with III./JG52 during the Battle of Britain and finished the war with 275 victories making him the third highest-scoring Ace of all time.
Major HANS-EKKEHARD BOB Knights Cross
Flew Bf109s with III./JG54 becoming one of the top Aces of the Battle of Britain with 14 victories. He finished the war with 60 victories.
110 Collectors Edition
25 Collectors Artist Proofs
15 Double Remarques
A unique hand-drawn Remarque is one of the best ways to own a piece of original artwork by Robert Taylor, the world's most collected aviation artist.
Each of his delicately crafted pencil drawings is skilfully created in the lower margins of the print and there are two exclusive Remarque editions in each of the portfolio releases - one carrying a single remarqued drawing and the other embellished with a stunning double sized drawing.