Lot 434: Original painting entitled 'Yeager's Conquest—Mach 1' by aviation artist Roy Grinnell, oil on canvas, 29.5 x 21.5, depicting the sound-barrier-breaking flight in his Bell X-1 aircraft 'Glamorous Glennis,' signed in black ink in the lower left by Yeager and signed in paint in the lower right by the artist. Framed to an overall size of 34 x 26. Also includes the color 20 x 15 lithograph produced from this painting, signed in the lower border in pencil by Yeager and Grinnell, double-matted and framed to an overall size of 27.5 x 22.5. In overall fine condition. An exceptionally desirable, one-of-a-kind portrayal of Yeager's historic flight of October 14, 1947. Oversized.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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