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Welcome to the section of our site which allows you to browse our aviation art by artist.  Choose from the full menu of over 90 aviation artists or see our features and articles below.  

 

Full Artist Directory : Currently 101 Different Aviation Artists!
 
 

 

Most Popular Aviation Artists - Direct Links to Full Aviation Print Lists

 

AviationArtPrints.com has probably the largest range of aircraft art prints available anywhere in the world.  As part of the Cranston Fine Arts group we have full access to huge range of prints which are not available from any other dealer.  In addition to publishing hundreds of our own aviation art prints, in recent years we have bought over the entire back catalogue of aviation art prints of Nicolas Trudgian and Gerald Coulson from their publisher, as well as the prints of several other aviation artists.  Because of this, we can offer you these now very sought after aviation art prints with great discounts. 

What makes AviationArtPrints.com different to other online aviation art sellers?

We take pride in commissioning a number of aviation artists to produce new original paintings on a regular basis.  While other websites offer some of the same prints we stock, many do not commission any original artwork of their own, and are in effect drop-shipping the products as middlemen.  We have supported the production of original artwork for over 25 years.

At AviationArtPrints.com, a large percentage of our stock is not available anywhere else.  Not only is this due to us publishing our own prints from the art we commission, but also due to our buying power, which has allowed us to buy up thousands of prints from other publishers and artists.  Most notably of our recent acquisitions was the entire collection of Nicolas Trudgian prints, which now almost invariably can no longer be found anywhere else.  

We are also committed to exploring new areas of aviation art - we don't just do Spitfires and Lancasters!  While 'classic' images are of course part of our inventory of stock, in recent years we have commissioned artwork depicting wide and varied types of aircraft, from early WW1 aircraft like the Otto Pusher to post-war test planes like the TSR-2.  In fact, at the time of writing, there are over 370 different aircraft types in our art database, with 8500 products in our massive online shop. 

As you browse our site, we think you will agree we have the largest selection of aviation artwork online.  We have made our website extremely easy to browse, with easy to use menus to find any aircraft, squadron or aviation artist, and we have even integrated our signature database of over 2000 pilots and aircrew into our menus.  In our experience, you will rarely find anything other than a mention of who has signed a print on other websites.  We have collated all the information we can gather about the signatures on each print and provided this as part of our website - you can click a name and be taken to a list of all the artwork they have signed.  If you collect signatures on your artwork, or just want to know more about any of the signatures on aviation art, you will not find a better resource on the internet than this website.

 

Focus on : Ivan Berryman

Ivan Berryman with a recent painting in his studio.

Ivan has been producing aviation art since the 1980's, and AviationArtPrints.com have given Ivan many hundreds of painting and drawing commissions in the time he has been associated with us.  During this time we have often focused on specific areas of aviation art, including the Battle of Britain, the Dambusters, WW1 Aces and most recently, Italian aircraft.  Ivan has built a folio of art depicting many hundreds of different types of aircraft

We have many satisfied customers who have commissioned paintings or drawings from Ivan through us, and if you would like a specific event or aircraft depicted in a painting, we can arrange to have it commissioned - please contact us through our contact details page.

 

Click here for the complete list of Ivan Berryman aviation art.

 

Ivan Berryman - Bestsellers
No one knows for certain whether the two great fighter aces Douglas Bader and Adolf Galland actually fought each other in a one-on-one combat, but it is thought highly likely that they did as the famous Tangmere Wing led by Bader regularly found itself dueling with the Bf.109s of JG.26 led by Galland. Their great rivalry came to an end in August 1941 when Bader was shot down over St Omer, but these two heroes were to become close friends after the war, each having the utmost respect for the other

Adversaries

Battle of Britain prints don't come much better than this - Adolf Galland's Me109 dogfighting with Douglas Bader's Spitfire.  Also available with both their signatures!

Concorde Over London

It is only when you compare this painting to others showing aircraft over London (usually with lots of cloud) that you realise the detail that is present ion this epic painting.

New Releases - Ivan Berryman

We are always commissioning new artwork from Ivan Berryman.  Here are the latest six aviation pieces. 

 
  Seen here in company with other 485 Sqn machines, Spitfire Mk.IXc ML407 is depicted over the Normandy beaches shortly after D-Day.  Flown by New Zealander Fl Lt Johnnie Houlton, this aircraft claimed a Ju.88 on 6th June and shared in the destruction of another on the same day.  Coded 'V' in honour of his wife, Vickie, ML407 is still flying today, now converted to a two-seater and regularly displayed by Carolyn Grace.

Guardians of the Beaches by Ivan Berryman. (PC)
 Despite crippling damage to their Lancaster ED925 (G), the crew of AJ-M continued to press home their attack on the Mohne Dam on the night of 16th/17th May 1943. With both port engines ablaze, Flt Lt J V Hopgood forced his blazing aircraft on, releasing the Upkeep bomb just precious seconds too late to strike the dam, the mine instead bouncing over the wall and onto the power station below with devastating results. ED925 attempted to recover from the maelstrom, but the fuel fire was too intense and the aircraft was tragically lost, just two of her crew managing to escape the impact to spend the rest of the war as PoWs.

No Way Back by Ivan Berryman. (PC)

  Following the successful attack on the Mohne dam on the night of 16th/17th May 1943, three Lancasters of 617 Sqn turned their attention to the Eder, some twelve minutes flying time away, accompanied by Wing Commander Guy Gibson to oversee the next attack. After several aborted attempts to obtain the correct height and direction for their bomb run by Flight Lieutenant Shannon (AJ-L) and  Squadron Leader H E Maudslay (AJ-Z), Gibson called in Maudslay to try again. During his second approach, he released his Upkeep bomb too late. It struck the top of the dam wall and bounced back into the air where it exploded right behind Maudslay's aircraft, lighting up the entire valley and causing considerable damage to the aircraft that had dropped it. Despite what must have been crippling damage, AJ-Z did manage to limp away from the scene and begin the return journey, but Maudslay and all his crew were sadly lost when their aircraft was shot down by flak at Emmerich-Klein-Netterdn. The Eder was finally successfully breached by Pilot Officer Les Knight's aircraft, ED912(G), AJ-N, which returned safely.

Tragedy at the Eder by Ivan Berryman. (PC)
 Flying low across the North Sea en route to the Sorpe Dam on the night of 16th/17th May 1943 as part of Operation Chastise, Flying Officer Geoff Rice's Lancaster ED936(G) clipped a large wave, ripping the Upkeep bomb from its mountings and pitching the aircraft into the sea. Somehow, in just a split second, Rice managed to haul AJ-H back into the air, but the aircraft had ingested a huge amount of water and, as Rice put his Lancaster into a climb to head back to Scampton, rear gunner Sgt S Burns and his turret were almost swept away as the water rushed to the back of the aircraft. AJ-H returned to Scampton otherwise unscathed and took no further part in the Dams Raids.

A Lucky Escape by Ivan Berryman. (PC)

 En route to the Ruhr Dams on the night of 16/17 May 1943, P/O W C Townsend, demonstrating great skill, flew his aircraft, ED886(G) 'O'- Orange below tree-top height through a forest firetrap on his way to the Ennepe Dam, a feat carried out by moonlight alone.  AJ-O made it successfully to its target where the Upkeep bomb was observed to hit the dam, but with no effect, before returning safely to base the following morning.

Undetected by Ivan Berryman. (PC)
  This was the moment when the massive Möhne dam was finally breached on the night of 16th-17th May 1943 during the top secret Operation Chastise. The specially-converted Lancaster B MkIII of Fl/Lt David Maltby ED906(G) AJ-J roars between the towers of the dam, having released the Upkeep bouncing bomb that would ultimately cause a cascade of water to flood into the valley below. Fl/Lt Harold Martin's identical aircraft, ED909(G) AJ-P can be seen off Maltby's port wing with all of its light ablaze, drawing enemy fire from the attacking bomber.

Dambusters - Moment of Truth by Ivan Berryman. (PC)

 

Ivan Berryman - Bestsellers
A pair of Spitfire Mk 1s of 92 Sqn, based at Pembrey, practising dogfight tactics in a rare moment of relative peace in August 1940. Nearest aircraft, N3249, (QJ-P) is that of Sgt Ralph Titch Havercroft who was to score 3 confirmed victories, 2 unconfirmed, one shared and three probables during his combat career

Where Thoroughbreds Play

A classic image of the Spitfire during the Battle of Britain.  A most popular print of a most popular era in aviation history.

Lancasters of 617 Sqn Dambusters get airborne from their Scampton base at the start of their journey to the Ruhr Valley on the night of 16th May 1943 under the codename Operation Chastise. These are aircraft of the First Wave, led by Wing Commander Guy Gibson, the Second Wave having already departed some ten minutes earlier to negotiate a more northerly route to their targets. On this momentous night, both the Möhne and Eder dams were successfully breached, whilst the Sorpe was also hit, but without serious damage. Of the nineteen aircraft that took part in the mission, eleven returned safely.

The Dambusters

A superb print depicting the Lancasters of 617 Sqn taking off for the most memorable mission of Bomber Command.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Below are listed the full lists of all prints shown on our website of selected aviation artists. The lists are generated alphabetically and selecting one and clicking 'Go' will take you to the 'basic' edition of the product. In most cases this will be the cheapest edition print, but sometimes it will take you to an original drawing etc. Nevertheless, all editions of the item will be available from the page you are taken to. Some of the artists below have produced artwork from other genres such as naval or sport art. These are also included in the list, but are a minority.




Full Robert Taylor Print List


Full Nicolas Trudgian Print List


Full Ivan Berryman Print List


Full Gerald Coulson Print List


Full Philip West Print List


Full Stan Stokes Print List

Full Anthony Saunders Print List

See our aviation history timeline for all today's historical aviation events - air victories, aircraft losses and pilot details.

RECENT UPDATES TO OUR AVIATION HISTORY DATABASES
Flying Fortress Mk.F-85-BO 42-30046 of 546th Bomb Squadron added to the airframes database.
Sergeant Hugh Murray added to aircrew database :
Killed aged 25 on 4th July 1943 when his Stirling BK718 WP-M of No.90 Sqn was shot down and crashed near Cologne. He is buried in Overloon War Cemetery. Son of Hugh and Alice Murray; husband of Frances MacMillan Murray.
Updates made to Airframes database for : Flying Fortress 42-30046 : Squadrons updated (added 384th Bomb Group)
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Warrant Officer Richard Maywood :
Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden X3001 : Airframe notes updated (added 10-02-1941 : Hampden was shot down by a night-fighter and crashed north of Alkmaar in Holland.)
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Robinson : Squadrons updated (added No.99 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
Updates made to Aircrew database for : L. J. Allum : Squadrons updated (added No.51 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
Updates made to Airframes database for : Hampden AD750 :
Updates made to Airframes database for : Whitley P4981 : Aircrew updated
Updates made to Aircrew database for : Sergeant F. S. Wilson : Squadrons updated (added No.83 Sqn RAF), Squadron service dates updated
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