Ww1 Ww2 Air Combat Fighter Planes - Supermarine Spitfire - Bi-plane - Mustang
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Ww1 Ww2 Air Combat Fighter Planes - Supermarine Spitfire - Bi-plane - Mustang :
~~Listing is for all 6 paintings~~Very RARE Estate finds for your collecting consideration:Original watercolor paintings on unframed sheets by Eugene V Smith.Depicting several WW1 & WW2 military aircrafts, not noted but aircrafts could be:Supermarine spitfire, Spad XIII Bi-Plane, North American P-51D Mustang,RAF Westland Lysander "Lizzie", Douglas C-47, Nieuport 17 Sesquiplane(US, British RAF, French)A special thank you to a knowledgeable er for helping with the identifications.Measuring at 12" x 16" each (one painting is in vertical/portrait style).Dated 1989 and 1994.Four are signed on front either: EV Smith or Gene Smith and dated 1989,one is unsigned, and one is signed on back Eugene Smith and dated 1994.I have found that the name of one painting is: European Theatre WWII (see2nd photo).Eugene V. Smith 1929-2009.Mr. Smith served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.He had a passion for airplanes and wanted to be a pilot. However,his vision prevented him from fulfilling that dream.Mr. Smith went on to draw comic strips & illustrated children's books,along with creating realistic renditions of WWI & WWII warbirds.He never publicly exhibited his works while living and passed away in 2009.Later on his "Watercolor to Warbirds" paintings and drawings were exhibited inan art gallery.Condition:Overall in nice condition. The vertical painting has some slight damage to the topleft corner area, a creased top right corner, and a crease line top center area (seephoto 9). also...one painting has a small tear at the top left corner area (see photo 11).The backs on all show some wear.These particular art works and one other that I have listed came directlyfrom the Paris, Illinois Art Guild and were placed at sale in Terre Haute, IN.*Be sure to view all 12 photos carefully and use the magnifier feature to helpdetermine cosmetic condition and listing content.Ask any questions you may have PRIOR to purchasing.No returns, item will be carefully packaged for shipping.Lower 48 States US shipping ONLY.Payment through PayPal, pay at time purchase or soon after.Thanks for your interest.