Evening Victory

24 x 18 inches,   oil on canvas,   2014

A Mark I Spitfire emerges victorious after and encounter with a German intruder in the clouds high above Kent one evening during the Battle of Britain in August-September 1940.

(Cloudscape after aviation artist Robert Taylor's painting of four P51 Mustangs entitled Fourth Fighter Patrol.  The Spitfire is based on an image found on the internet)

 

[click on Spitfire's spinner for a close -up]

 

 

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