Artwork description:

It’s late August 1940 and it’s been a very long day for Fighter Command. After a late afternoon interception sortie a section of 54 Squadron’s Spitfire 1A’s return to Hornchurch. This time everyone returns safely as the sun starts to dip towards dusk.

54 Squadron has been a frontline unit since Dunkirk and had been in constant action through July and August. A few days after the setting for this painting, the Squadron was withdrawn to Catterick in North Yorkshire to be rested.

Materials used:

Oil

Tags:

#aviation  #aviation art  #aeroplane  #aerospace  #battle of britain  #spitfire  #planes  #spitfire 1a  #54 squadron 

All home safely (2019)

$1,140.12

This artwork is sold by Simon Cattlin from United Kingdom

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