Robert Bailey - A Brush with History
An exciting collection of paintings by one of the world's premier aviation artists, splendidly exhibited in a high quality, hard cover book, with glossy dust jacket.
This is Robert Bailey's long awaited first book on combat aviation paintings. Consisting of 70 color images and 57 pencil drawings, it is sure to be highly collectable by aviation art connoisseurs around the world. Anecdotes of print signings, text on Robert's circuitous route to becoming an aviation artist, background stories of how all the pictures came into being and insights into WWII written by veterans from both sides!
Foreword is by Colonel 'Bud' Anderson of the 357th F.G., with Introduction by Mike Coenen.
A selection of print titles also include 'work in progress' images, showing how various paintings were developed, stage by stage. Never before seen pencil drawings include aircraft of all types, naval scenes, historical figures (Roosevelt, Churchill) and individual aircrew in flight gear, revealing a new talent by this artist.