Ivan N. Kozhedub Lavochkin La-7
Image size 19.5″ X 26″, A limited edition of 950 signed and numbered prints plus 50 artist’ s proofs, each print co-autographed by General Ivan Kozhedub and Jerry Crandall.
Signed in the Soviet Union – after months of difficult negotiations and careful planning, Eagle Editions travelled to Moscow to have each print personally autographed by the leading WWII Soviet Ace General Ivan N. Kozhedub.
The painting and print depict the highest scoring Soviet and Allied Ace of WWII, Ivan Kozhedub encountering and eventually downing a Me 262 jet north of Frankfurt, Germany on 19 February 1945. Ivan N. Kozhedub was the highest scoring Soviet and Allied Ace of WWII with 62 victories and 520 combat missions. He was awaarded the Hero of the Soviet Union medal three times.
Watch the video of Kozhedub signing the prints in the Moscow here: