Ferdinando Tacconi (biography)Medium:
Gouache on CardSize:
10" x 14" (260mm x 360mm)Date:
1963This is the unique original Gouache painting by Ferdinando Tacconi.
The Fairey Swordfish became known as the last British fighting bi-plane. It did great service during WWII helping protect the North Atlantic convoys on their way to the USSR.
Swordfish were also involved in the naval action that resulted in the sinking of the Bismark.
Original artwork by the well know boys war comic artist Tacconi. This piece was published as the back page of Look and Learn issue 57, 16 February 1963, A fine addition to any collection of WWII aviation art.
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