Simon Cattlin AGAvA

Aviation Art, Aerospace Art, Astronomical Art, Abstract Art

X Wings against the empire

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X Wings against the empire

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Luke Skywalker's Xwing fighter, as part of a rebel formation, engages the massive Death Star beyond the orbit of Yavin to prevent the destruction of their hidden base. There has been a lot of speculation as to the original inspiration for the fighter attack via the defended trench on the DeathStar, many believe it was the 633 Squadron Mosquito attack through a Norwegian Fjord. 

The original was painted and sold in the 1980's as part of my first set of space based paintings. This image was never proofed for prints and, given the copyright permissions required from Lucasfilm, probably just as well !

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I digitally re-mastered the old 1980’s library image in late 2018 for future print and publishing.

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Luke Skywalker's Xwing fighter, as part of a rebel formation, engages the massive Death Star beyond the orbit of Yavin to prevent the destruction of their hidden base. There has been a lot of speculation as to the original inspiration for the fighter attack via the defended trench on the DeathStar, many believe it was the 633 Squadron Mosquito attack through a Norwegian Fjord. 

The original was painted and sold in the 1980's as part of my first set of space based paintings. This image was never proofed for prints and, given the copyright permissions required from Lucasfilm, probably just as well !

SOLD

I digitally re-mastered the old 1980’s library image in late 2018 for future print and publishing.

science fiction art