WW2: FINE ART/kriegsmarine prinz eugen with CREWMEMBER' ITEMS read all! MOUNTED WITHIN AN EARLY NUMBERED SIGNED PRINT OF THE PRINZ EUGEN "THE BOMBARDMENT" 129/1000 BY NOTED BRITISH ARTIST ROBERT TAYLOR- THIS collage WAS ASSEMBLED by Eugen CREWMEMBER'S FAMILY CIRCA 1990/1992. This collage was made by a Prinz Eugen crewmember's. German and Austrian Art were prevalent throughout the home."The Bombardment" print run of 1989/1990. Totaled 1000 + 50 artist proofs. Age Based upon son's birth year - 1931 - and Medal Creation & Issue Dates in the Kriegsmarine- a fair estimation could be made that these were awarded to: a specialist, petty officer or officer serving aboard the Prinz Eugen. (#1) Robert Taylors 1989 work "The Bombardment". Depicting The Heavy Cruiser Prinz Eugen shelling Russian positions in Western Samland, January, 1945. This is a signed , Early Run Number 129 of 1000. The Sweet Spot in print making- within the First 15% of the print run - Museum Quality- mounted within a double matted bespoke frame- with acid free backing and U.
In This Pristine Condition & Museum Quality In ALL- Read & see- Amazing! In company with the mighty Bismarck, the battle-cruiser Prinz Eugen is forever remembered for her part in the sinking of the Royal Navy's HMS Hood and later in the Operation Cerberus when she accompanied the battleships Scharnhorst and Gneisenau in the famous Channel Dash. The Prinz Eugen, however, was a magnificent fighting machine in her own right with a long, sleek hull and a superstructure packed with enormous firepower.Whenever she put to sea she posed a fearsome threat. Although more widely known as an aviation artist, Robert Taylor has a long tradition of maritime painting behind him and OFFSHORE BOMBARDMENT is one of the most powerful and well executed naval paintings depicting events at sea during World War II.
(#2) Wartime uniform worn Kriegsmarine Honor Roll Clasp- Circa 1944. (#3) Wartime uniform worn Kriegsmarine High Seas Fleet Badge- Circa 1941. Not as a unique Prinz Eugen Service Collection. ABOVE: Allowing both an Excellent Price for a Private Collector - Or turnaround with excellent percentage profit for a dealer. These items ARE sought after- this is a unique piece at a very price for All.
ALSO: Possible Written remarks of dates of service and rank sealed there as well- (a common practice): Based on the sons age- born in 1931- it is highly likely the Kriegsmarine/Prinz Eugen Crewmember was a senior Petty Officer- or an Officer. Research on authentic-vintage Uniform Worn Honor Roll/High Seas Fleet match these. The date of assembly of this collage 1990/1992 also pre-date overseas made "knock offs".
Other than the WW2 original Award Recipient - followed by His son's inheritance & collage assembly of these. TOTAL WEIGHT ESTIMATE: 20.5#. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints".
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