Robert Taylor Catalogue

The Road to the Rhine

by Robert Taylor

The Road to the Rhine by Robert Taylor, C-47 Dakotas

 

THIS OUTSTANDING NEW PIECE IS THE LONG AWAITED FOLLOW-UP TO TAYLOR’S CONCEPT DRAWING, RELEASED IN AUGUST 2008. THE EDITION IS PERSONALLY SIGNED BY VETERANS OF THE 506th P.I.R, 101st AIRBORNE THAT FOUGHT THROUGHOUT THE ALLIED LIBERATION OF EUROPE.

On Sunday 17 September 1944, the first day of Operation Market Garden, C-47 Dakotas of the 439th Troop Carrier Group dropped thousands of paratroopers from the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions into Holland, a hundred and fifty miles behind enemy lines. This daring operation, the largest airborne assault of World War II, aimed to capture and secure vital bridges in the Allies’ push towards the Rhine.

Overall Print Size: 33.1/2'' wide x 25.1/4'' high -

THE LIMITED EDITION
Each print is signed by THREE highly respected members of ‘Easy’ Company, 506th P.I.R:
HERB ‘Jr’ SUERTH
BILL MAYNARD
ED TIPPER
450 signed & numbered prints £ 200 inc vat (£170.21+vat)

THE COLLECTORS EDITION
This TEN signature edition is additionally signed by the following veterans of the 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne:

ED SHAMES
WILLIAM TRUE
ED JOINT
BILL WINGETT
GEORGE KOSKIMAKI
EDWARD HALLOW
DON BURGETT

350 Collectors Edition with TEN signatures

THE COLLECTORS EDITION REMARQUES
Each print in this exclusively limited edition will have an original pencil drawing inscribed in the border by the master of aviation art, Robert Taylor. Each ELEVEN signature Remarque carries the same signatures as the Collectors edition but is additionally signed by a further veteran of the 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne:
PHIL PERUGINI
10 Remarques with ELEVEN signatures

THE 101st AIRBORNE EDITION
Each print in this specially released edition is issued with a companion print of Robert’s superb pencil drawing ‘LONG HARD ROAD’ depicting the men of the 101st Airborne preparing for their parachute drop into occupied territory on the eve of D-Day, June 1944.

Long Hard Road - Robert Taylor

Companion Print Size: 23.1/8'' wide x 15.1/2'' high.

Each two print set is personally signed by a staggering TWENTY ONE veterans of the 506th P.I.R, 101st Airborne:

PHIL PERUGINI
PAUL ROGERS
VINNIE VICARI
EARL MCCLUNG
HANK ZIMMERMAN
FRANK SOBOLESKI
JAMES "PEE WEE" MARTIN
BUCK TAYLOR
CLANCY LYALL
ROD BAIN
FRANK PERCONTE
125 101st Airborne Edition with TWENTY ONE signatures
25 Artist Proofs with TWENTY ONE signatures

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