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'All to Play For' - painting of RAF pilots during the Battle of Britain by Graham Turner GAvA All to Play For Ref: GT-AV1

RAF aircrew pass the time waiting for the call to scramble during the Battle of Britain.

Oil on Canvas, canvas size 24"x 30" (61cm x 76cm). Painting is framed - overall size including frame is approximately 28"x 34" (71cm x 86cm) (Scroll down to see a photo of the painting in its frame)

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Carriage is not included - please contact us to discuss options (see below)

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Price: 6,950.00



"I do like my paintings to tell a story, and this painting has a lot of narrative content - from the tense game of draughts (yes, we did play a game to ensure the pieces are all in correct places!), to the airmen behind whose game of cricket has been disrupted (can you spot where their ball has gone?), and the Hurricane prepared and waiting for action, parachute on the tail ready to be put on, and groundcrew poised to help the pilot aboard. I really enjoyed setting up and painting the still-life in the foreground - almost a painting in its own right." - Graham Turner
Purchasing an Original Painting

Graham Turner's original paintings are offered for sale by the artist himself, rather than through Studio 88, which is our print publishing business. Consequently, payment directly to him is preferred. If you are interested in purchasing an original painting, please email Graham Turner at graham@studio88.co.uk to discuss the purchase or to arrange to visit.

The cost of shipping original paintings varies, depending on their size, value and destination. Our usual shipping rates do not apply, but we would be happy to provide a quote for shipping to your address if you are unable to collect.

Copyright is retained by the artist.

(Right) Graham Turner creating his oil painting 'Contact'.
Purchasing an Original Painting
Below is a close up cropped detail image from 'All to Play For'. For more detail images, CLICK HERE
Detail from 'All to Play For' - painting of RAF pilots during the Battle of Britain
'Letter from Home - Royal Flying Corps Pilot with SE5a - WW1 Aviation painting by Graham Turner GAvA
Award Winning Aviation Art

Graham Turner's original oil painting Into the Hands of Fate (right) achieved award success at the 2013 Guild of Aviation Artists annual exhibition, held in the prestigious Mall Galleries, London, where it was awarded the Cross and Cockade prize for the best First World War aviation painting, the Roy Nockolds Trophy (voted for by the public), and was runner up for the two top awards - the Aviation Painting of the Year and Flypast Fellows Award for Excellence. It also sold straight away (for £7,500).

He also won the Roy Nockolds Trophy in 2011, the first time he exhibited with the Guild, for his painting 'Steady Boy', and was Highly Commended for 'Thank You Harry Tate' in 2012, both 'Victor & Vanquished' and 'Contact' in 2015, 'Replacements' in 2016, and 'Letter from Home' in 2017. Letter from Home also won the Wilkinsons Sword Poignard for the Best Oil Painting.

2018 saw Graham win the Cross and Cockade award once again, for his oil painting 'Dawn of the Machines'
RFC FE2b original WW1aviation painting by Graham Turner

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