"Wildcat (Grumman F4F-4) off Cape Esperance

"Wildcat (Grumman F4F-4) off Cape Esperance"

Near the end of the Second Battle of Guadalcanal, November 15, 1942, and with smoke rising from beached enemy troop transports, Lt(jg) Roy "Butch" Voris, following his first aerial combat, returns wounded and alone to Henderson Field, Guadalcanal. Later he will become an ace. In 1946, Ltcdr Voris would be chosen to organize, and first lead, the Navy's Flight Demonstration Team, The Blue Angels

Aviation Series

Oil on canvas 28" x 28"

Painted at Louisville, Kentucky 2007

Gift into private collection

Exhibited:
2007 National Museum of Naval Aviation, NAS Pensacola, Florida, Annual Exhibition of Naval Aviation Art
2008 American Society of Aviation Artists' International Aerospace Art Exhibition. Museum of Flight, Seattle, Washington. June 16 through September 14, 2008. Awarded Honorable Mention, Military Catagory.

Limited edition of 100 inkjet prints, signed and numbered by the artist on archival paper, is also available at $250.00 each including shipping and handling. Paper size 34 x 36 inches, image size 28 x 28 inches as the original painting. Poster size also available at $100.00: paper size 19 x 13," image size 12 x 12." To order, or for more information, click on the Contact link at the top of this page.

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