The Tribute Edition Features the Signature of Wings Fine Arts Founder, J.E. "Johnnie" Johnson.
COMMEMORATING THE 65th ANNIVERSARY OF D-DAY – JUNE 6th Fighter Ace Johnnie Johnson leads MkIX Spitfires of his 144 Canadian Wing back to their base at Ford after a long day of operations over Normandy shortly after D-Day. The wing flew constant fighter sweeps throughout the Normandy Invasions, before relocating to France on June 15th 1944.
This superb new edition is personally signed by outstanding Aces who flew with the Canadian Wing during the Normandy Invasions, under the leadership of the highest scoring RAF Ace of WWII – Johnnie Johnson.
Issued with the signatures of the Collectors Edition, Richard Taylor has created ten substantial and unique original pencil drawings, supreme examples of the artist’s breath-taking skill which will accompany the main print.
Every print has been personally signed by the artist, Richard Taylor, together with two Aces who flew Spitfires with the Canadian Wing during D-Day.
Two Remarque editions will be issued with DAWN TILL DUSK, both featuring the classic Spitfire. The first, limited to 25 copies, will each have an ORIGINAL pencil remarque.
Each individually crafted drawing is conservation matted to include the original pencil signatures of some of the most prominent pilots to fly with the Canadian Squadrons including their Wing Leader, the highest scoring RAF Ace of WWII, Johnnie Johnson. The ELEVEN pilots featured in this edition achieved a total of 133 air victories between them:
Issued with ALL the signatures of the Collectors Edition plus the matted signatures of: