Breguet XIV, Antoine de Saint-exupery - oil on canvas

Breguet et Maures peinture
Breguet et Maures peintureBreguet et Maures detail 1Breguet et Maures detail 2


Specifications

80 x 60 cm / 32 x 24 inches
M. Pierre-Marie Unal (France)

A shock between two civilizations : this painting tells the story of an encounter that happened often during the flights between Cap Juby and Villa Cisneros. At the edge of the cliff, Moorish warriors salute two Breguet biplanes with a a threatening gesture. The airplane in foreground is piloted by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry who will become station head of Cap juby.