Last updated on March 20, 2021
James Thomas Byford McCudden, VC, DSO & Bar, MC & Bar, MM (28 March 1895 – 9 July 1918) was an English flying ace of the First World War and among the most highly decorated airmen in British military history.
This print of the painting by renowned artist James Bennett Deneen depicts McCudden in a dogfight with a “green tailed Albatross” of the German airforce, as referenced in McCudden’s book “Flying Fury”.
This particular print hung in the former 1970’s Florida home of author Richard Bach.
Print: WWI Dogfight
“World War I Eagles … Series I”
“L. E. 5 Ace McCudden tangles with an old enemy … the “green tailed Albatross” D V
Artist: James Bennett Deneen, aka “Jim Deneen”, JB Deneen (1930 – 2012)
Condition: Print is in good condition, some slight signs of fading, frame itself is in good condition, paper backing of the frame is torn in places and fragile, all as indicated in the photos.
R. E. POITRAS CO
Print & Framing
130 W. Central, Winter Haven Fla.
Overall frame size: 26” x 22”
Print Size: 20” x 16”