Taylor’s oil paintings and pencil drawings elude a
lyrical and majestic quality.’ The Washington Post
‘Thank you, dear Robert, for giving us such profound
moving impressions of the air war some fifty years ago,
and through them bringing together in friendship airman
who, erstwhile, were bitter foes’ Group Captain Peter
Townsend reviewing a major exhibition of his paintings at
the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum. The Washington
Post said: ‘Mr. Taylor’s oil paintings and pencil
drawings elude a lyrical and majestic quality.’ It
was a perceptive comment, defining concisely what it is
about this artist’s work that attracts so many.
devotees include the British Royal Family, a former American
President, legendary pilots and aircrews, aviation and naval
museums, and a host of aviation enthusiasts from every continent.
Following the outstanding popularity of his previous two
volumes, this third collection of air combat paintings will
delight Robert Taylor's many followers around the world.
Twenty-eight full colour reproductions of his works painted
between 1991 and 1996.
Art Book Details
Air Combat Paintings Volume Three
David and Charles
Paperback 128 pages, Size: 14.5 x 11.5 inches, ISBN: 0-7153-1608-7
Aviation Art Book Contents
Foreword by R
P Beamont, Robert Taylor by Charles Walker, Introduction
by Robert Taylor, A collection of 28 aviation paintings
by the artist Robert Taylor, all of which are accompanied
by a personal narrative, describing his subject in terms
of the methods he uses to portray his genre, Acknowledgements.