War in the Air by C.R.W. Nevinson

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War in the Air (1918) by C.R.W. Nevinson

An air battle depicting Canadian ace, William ‘Billy’ Bishop. Bishop’s plane, with blue, white and red roundel and tail markings, fights at least three German aircraft.  It’s an impressive painting in the flesh, measuring about 10’x 8′.  From the Beaverbrook Collection of War Art, at the Canadian War Museum.

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