Early Morning Light
by Stephen Brown
Ground crew at work on the P-51D of Major Donald Strait, Officer Commanding 361st Fighter Squadron, 356th Fighter Group at Martlesham Heath during the difficult winter of 1944-45.
Donald Strait arrived in England with the 361st FS in August 1943. His first three victories were achieved whilst flying a P47D Thunderbolt. In November 1944 the unit converted to P-51D Mustangs and he subsequently was confirmed with a further 10 and a half victories. At the completion of his tour in March 1945 Donald Strait had flown 122 combat missions.
All editions are signed and numbered by the artist.
Overall print size: approx: 34” x 18” / 86 x 46 cm.
Canvas Edition size: 31” x 11" / 79 x 28 cm
The Canvas Edition prints are very high quality reproductions on canvas of Spitfire Dawn that are difficult to distinguish from the original painting. They are bonded flat on to board and are ready to frame. They are hand varnished by the artist and individually signed and numbered in paint. Please allow at least 3 weeks for delivery of canvas prints.