North American P-51D  Mustang
North American P-51D Mustang  
North American P-51D Mustang  
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“Cloud Dancer”

This sculpture design depicts the P-51D Mustang with its pilot rising up to view a wounded German FW-190A-8 escaping into the cloud bank below. Billowing cumulus clouds form the aerial backdrop of this scene somewhere over Western Europe in late 1944. Sculpted in very fine detail, this unique original piece is created with extensive research and accurate rendering from original NAA factory drawings and photography. An approximate scale of 1:35 provides the opportunity to incorporate an amazing level of structural and esthetic detail in the primary subject of the Mustang. In contrast to the exacting detail of the main subject, the FW-190 and cloud elements are presented in an abstract and more subtle manner. The detailed bronze sculpture is reproduced using the ancient “lost wax” casting process to create a durable “real” bronze metal heirloom for your collection. Patina colours are selected by the artist to highlight the fine detail in the Mustang and create the mood and environmental context in which this scene occurs.


57cm x 26cm x 16cm (22”x 10.5”x 6.5”) Mustang wingspan approx 30.5 cm (12”) Bronze metal, chemical patina application, black granite base.


Each piece is hand signed by the artist and is packed in a fine presentation box with protective lining for secure and easy shipment.



10 Artist Proofs

200 Regular Edition

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Note: For the 10 available Artist Proofs, the artist will provide custom painting of insignia and individual aircraft markings to client specifications. Artist Proofs with custom hand painting are available direct from the artist or can be arranged through your nearest gallery representative.


North American P-51 Mustang

Many historians consider the North American Aviation P-51 Mustang to be the best all around American fighter aircraft produced during the Second World War. In early 1940 before the beginning of the “Battle of Britain”, the British government realized the imminent need of additional fighter aircraft for the war in Europe. A proposal from NAA to produce an entirely new fighter aircraft for British procurement was accepted and amazingly 120 days later, a new breed of aircraft emerged from the NAA production facility in Los Angeles California. Originally powered by the Allison V-1710, the early Mustangs performed wonderfully in the ground attack and photo recon roles from early 1942 onward. Suffering in high altitude performance and long range capability with the Allison engine, the marriage of the sleek Mustang airframe with the reliable and efficient Rolls Royce Merlin V-12 engine (later license built in America by Packard) produced the remarkable performance that made the Mustang legendary. The “Cadillac of the Skies” was born and the allies had a fighter aircraft capable of taking the air war from bases in Britain to Germany and back again. In total, over 16,000 Mustangs were produced and of these 8,156 were the “D” model. Mustangs served with 31 world nations over a 35 year period and interestingly, last saw active service in the early 1980’s. The P-51 Mustang remains today a most popular and sought-after warbird in the civilian aircraft market and many fly regularly in private and museum collections throughout the world.




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