Guardian Angel

Gerald Coulson

 

 

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Guardian Angel Gerald Coulson

As Britain holds itself ready for perhaps the greatest battle it has ever fought, a pair of Mk 1 Hawker Hurricanes of 213 Squadron set out from their base at Biggin Hill for an early morning patrol over the Channel, they could meet the enemy at any moment. As they cross the coast, they are joined in spirit by a 213 Squadron Sopwith Camel from an earlier conflict. With the Battle of Britain poised to begin the great task of defending the nation will fall upon their shoulders. But at least for today the spirit of their guardian angel will be at their side.

 

PRINT DETAILS

The Wonder of Giclée

With their ultra high resolution and no visible dot pattern, these high quality Giclée prints have digitally replicated Gerald Coulson’s original painting with astonishing quality, faithfully laying down all the hues and tones of the original in minute detail using fade-resitant archival inks. They are the closest reproduction you are ever likely to see, a fitting tribute to this respected artist, his new memorable painting, and to the venerable signatures of the veterans who have signed them.

The Giclée Signed and Numbered Edition

The Giclée Signed and Numbered Edition is hand signed and numbered in pencil by the artist Gerald Coulson.

The Giclée Artist Proof and Remarque Editions

Joining Gerald Coulson in individually signing each of the Artist Proof and Remarque Giclée edition prints are three of the most respected Hurricane fighter pilots to have fought in the Battle of Britain.:

Group Captain BILLY DRAKE DSO DFC*
Group Captain BYRON DUCKENFIELD AFC
Wing Commander TIM ELKINGTON


Each print is accompanied with a matching numbered certificate of authenticity.

Overall Print Size 29 1/2"x 22 3/4" (inches) Printed in lightfast inks on acid free archival paper.

PRINT PRICES

The Giclée Signed and Numbered Edition
UK £75.00 Edition Size - 300

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The Giclée Artist Proof Edition
UK £175.00 Edition Size - 50

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The Giclée Remarque Edition
UK £450.00 Edition Size - 10

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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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