The Kidd Artist Proof
Signed & numbered Artist's Proof, edition: size 10. Prints remaining as of 2 November 2018: 7. Overall print size: 19" x 26".
Lt. Ralph "Kidd" Hofer of the 334th FS 4th FG rolls out behind an Me109G-6 flown by Uffz. Heinz Kunz of 6./JG11 on 28th of May 1944. In moments the109 dove into the ground streaming glycol. Thus the "Kidd" claimed his 15th and last air-to-air victory of the war. In the painting Lt. Hofer is flying his assigned aircraft P-51B 42-106924. Equipped with a Malcolm hood, QP-L is nicknamed "Salem Representative".