First Light

Gerald Coulson

 

 

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First Light Gerald Coulson

In Gerald Coulson’s fine study First Light, Mk Vb Spitfires of 92 Squadron climb out of Biggin Hill at the outset of an early morning patrol on a cold winter’s morning in February 1941. Leaving the mist behind as the first beams of light streak across the heavens, they will turn to the east and steel themselves to meet the enemy, high in the dawn sky. Each print is issued with a matching numbered copy of Geoffrey Wellum’s top selling and highly acclaimed book ‘First Light’, which is presented in a unique gold embossed slipcase.

 

PRINT DETAILS

THE SIGNED AND NUMBERED EDITION

Joining artist Gerald Coulson, each print is signed by two Fighter Pilots who flew in combat with 92 Squadron during World War II. Squadron Leader Geoffrey Wellum DFC and Squadron Leader Neville Duke DSO, OBE, DFC

 

Each print is issued with a matching numbered copy of Geoffrey Wellum’s top selling and highly acclaimed book ‘First Light’, which is presented in a unique gold embossed slipcase. (Paperback 352 pages 130mm x 195mm)

 

First Light by Geoffrey Wellum

 

Matching numbered certificate of authenticity included.

Overall Print Size 30 1/2"x 23 1/2" (inches) Printed in lightfast inks on acid free archival paper

 

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PRINT PRICES

Signed and Numbered Print and book
UK £125.00 Edition Size - 300

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Helpful information regarding our Limited Edition Prints

Limited edition print:

An edition of identical prints, numbered sequentially and individually signed by the artist, having a stated limit to the quantity in the edition. Following publication the printing plates are destroyed. Almost all the aviation art and aircraft prints featured on this website are authenticated with the original signatures of distinguished military personnel.

Artists Proof:

An old tradition of reserving a quantity of prints for the artist's use, usually equal to about 10 % of the edition. In the early days of printing, these prints were the only remuneration the poor artist received. Proofs are signed by the artist and numbered showing the quantity of Artist's Proofs issued in the edition. Because of their highly restricted number, Artist's Proofs are sold at a higher value than the regular prints in the edition.

Publishers Proof:

A quantity of prints, not always announced or issued at the time of publication, usually equal to no more than 10% of the edition. These are reserved for the publisher's use, mostly for donation to Museums, Service establishments, Service Associations, and the like. Quantities of Publishers Proofs, sometimes issued with a supplementary print, may be made available to collectors either at the time of publication, or at a later date, depending upon availability.

Remarqued print:

A print issued with an original pencil drawing by the artist in the margin, each numbered out of the quantity of individually remarqued prints in the edition. The quantity of remarqued prints in any one edition generally is between 25 and 50. Each remarque drawing made by the artist is slightly different, thus making each print totally unique. Remarqued prints may be available at the time of publication, or announced at a later date, depending upon the artist's work load at the time .Please be aware that Remarque prints can take up to six weeks for delivery. An artist remarqued print is the ultimate collector item in terms of reproduced work.

Companion print:

An additional print, usually issued with smaller dimensions, published to compliment a limited edition, and usually issued at the same time.

Matted (or mounted) print:

A print fitted into an acid-free or conservation matt (or mount), ready for framing.

Original drawing:

An original work individually drawn by the artist, completed in pencil, ink, or other medium, and personally signed by the artist. Being an original work each drawing is unique and different.

Certificate of Authenticity:

A certificate issued by the publisher stating the total quantity of prints issued in the edition, confirming authenticity of the signatures, and in the case of a limited edition, inscribed with the matching unique number inscribed on the individual print. Collectors are advised to keep certificates safely as a future means of provenance. All our aviation art and aircraft prints are issued with a certificate of authenticity.

 

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