by Robert Taylor

Editions Edition Size US($) QTY
Limited edition 550 $325.00
5 signature artist proofs 25 $520.00
The commemorative proofs 300 $675.00
The doolittle tribute proofs 15 Limited Availability Contact Us
Giclee' canvas proofs 25 Limited Availability Contact Us
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In one of his most dramatic paintings to date Robert pays tribute to the men that bravely carried out one of the most daring air attacks in history. On April 18th 1942 in retaliation to the attack on Pearl Harbor, Colonel Jimmy Doolittle leads his Tokyo Raiders from the heaving deck of the USS Hornet, on a one way mission to strike at the heart of Imperial Japan. 

The Limited Edition

The edition carries a staggering number of original Doolittle Raid signatures.  Joining artist Robert Taylor, each print has been personally signed by FIVE Doolittle Raiders:

  • Staff Sergeant David J. Thatcher
  • Major General David M. Jones
  • Lieutenant Colonel Richard E. Cole
  • Staff Sergeant Edwin W. Horton
  • Major Thomas C. Griffin

The Commemorative Proofs

Each print in this edition is accompanied by an exclusive pencil companion print 'The Day Now Dawns. The two are signed by a total of TWELVE Doolittle Raiders:

  • Lieutenant Colonel Frank A. Kappelar
  • Lieutenant Colonel Chase J. Nielson
  • Colonel William M. Bower
  • Lieutenant Colonel Edward J. Saylor
  • Lieutenant Colonel Robert L. Hite
  • Second Lieutenant William L. Birch
  • Mr. Tung-Sheng Liu

The Doolittle Tribute Proofs

Each special set includes both Commemorative edition prints accompanied by an ORIGINAL pencil drawing by Robert Taylor. Each drawing is conservation matted to include the original signatures of FOUR further Doolittle Raiders and GENERAL JIMMY DOOLITTLE making a total of SEVENTEEN signatures!

  • General James H. Doolittle (Matted) MOH
  • Brigadier General Everett W. Holstrom (Matted)
  • Major Howard A. Sessler (Matted)
  • Captain J. Royden Stork (Matted)
  • Major Griffith P. Williams (Matted)
31 x 23.5 inches
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