Rolling Thunder

Stephen Brown

 

 

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Rolling Thunder Stephen Brown

Avro Vulcan XH558 with other aircraft of 27 Squadron at RAF Scampton during the late 1970s. The concept of a long range bomber capable of delivering a nuclear payload was formulated in the late 1940s as the growing threat of the Soviet Union became apparent. The contract was won by A V Roe and Company and under the leadership of Chief Designer Roy Chadwick the Avro Vulcan was born. The Avro Vulcan formed the backbone of Britain’s nuclear deterrent throughout the Cold War years and continued to play an important role in the country’s defences right up until its retirement from service in 1984.

 

PRINT DETAILS

Every print in the entire edition is individually hand signed and numbered in pencil by the artist Stephen Brown.The Artist Proofs are additionally signed by the distinguished World War Two and Avro Vulcan veteran - Flight Lieutenant Don Briggs DFC.


Flight Lieutenant Don Briggs DFC. During World War Two Don flew 62 ops as Flight Engineer on Lancasters of 156 Pathfinder Squadron. After the war he qualified as a pilot and flew all three types of V-Bomber operationally including the famous Vulcan XH558. He flew the mission that dropped the third and last Atom Bomb on Christmas Island. In a long and distinguished career Don flew 49 of the 89 Vulcan B2s that entered service

Canvas Editions

The Canvas Edition prints are very high quality reproductions on canvas that are difficult to distinguish from the original painting. They are hand varnished by the artist and individually signed and numbered in paint. They are prepared to order so please allow at least 3 weeks for delivery of canvas prints.

Matching numbered certificate of authenticity included.

Overall Print Size 37"x 17" (inches) Printed in lightfast inks on acid free archival paper.

Overall Canvas Edition Size: 37” x 11.5" (inches)

 

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PRINT PRICES

Signed and Numbered Print
UK £95.00 Edition Size - 50

Artist Proof
UK £125.00 Edition Size - 6

Canvas Edition (Rolled & Unstretched Artist Signed Only)
UK £145.00 Edition Size - 15

 

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Prices listed are per individual aircraft print (unframed). All prices are in U.K. Pounds Sterling.
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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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