Storm Clouds over Tunisia AP


Storm Clouds over Tunisia a Macchi 202 limited edition print co-autographed by Italy’s leading fighter ace Luigi Gorrini

Pictured is Gorrini signing prints in Italy

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The AP denotes Artist’s Proof, from the private collection of the artist. These are the first 50 – 100 prints off the press once the artist has approved the color. As a result, these are highly collectible editions and cost a bit more than the limited edition signed and numbered editions

Each print measures 18 l/2″ X 25″ image with margins.500 signed and numbered with 50 Artist Proofs.

Historical artist Jerry Crandall has scored yet another coup by being the first to secure the autograph of Italy’s leading living fighter ace!

Sergente Maggiore LUIGI GORRINI flies his Macchi MC.202 “Vespa 2 85” over a column of Tiger I tanks in the Tunisian desert in this remarkable, historically accurate print.

After his initial victories over Africa he then flew in defense of Italy. October 1943, he joined the Italian National Republican Aviation (R.S.I.) where he was assigned to l Gruppo C.T.

Scoring a total of 24 victories he is the highest ranked living Italian Ace. His many awards include the Iron Cross II Class. Three Silver Medals and the Medal of Gold (The Medaglia d’Oro) for Military valor. Mr. Gorrini reentered the Italian military and served until 1979 retiring as an officer.


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Weight 2 lbs


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