Tornado Interceptor & Tornado Force

Richard Taylor

 

 

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TORNADO INTERCEPTOR & TORNADO FORCE
by Richard Taylor

A PAIR OF FOLIO DRAWINGS

Introduced into front line service by the RAF in 1979, the two-seater, multi-role Panavia Tornado soon developed into the RAF’s primary ground attack aircraft. Originally designed to fly low and fast through Soviet air defences and intercept Russian bombers during the Cold War, throughout a long and distinguished service with the RAF Tornados also saw action in many other combat operations. These include both Gulf Wars, in the Balkans during the Kosovo crisis, and missions in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Syria, conducting thousands of high- precision strike missions, armed reconnaissance patrols against targets of opportunity and providing invaluable close air support for ground forces.

In March 2019, after 40 years in service, the last RAF Tornados were finally retired.

Only available as a matching-numbered pair!

Completed in his trademark technique of using a mixture of graphite with subtle colour highlights, Richard pays tribute to this legendary aircraft by depicting two famous variants: Tornado Interceptor features the F3 variant, the fighter version and Tornado Force depicts the GR4, the multi-role configuration.


THE LIMITED EDITION & ARTIST PROOF PAIRS

Each print is individually signed by the artist Richard Taylor.

THE REMARQUE PAIRS

Regarded as one of the most gifted exponents of pencil work in the industry, Richard will hand-craft an original drawing in the lower margin of each print. If you have any particular request then please ask when placing your order and we will do our best to accommodate.

Each Overall Print Size 13” wide x 10 ¾” (inches) Printed in lightfast inks on acid free archival paper.

To complement the purchase of your fine art print, we are now able to offer a professional Picture Framing service. For further details please click Here

 

PRINT PRICES

The Limited Edition Print (Purchased as a pair)
UK £75.00
Edition Size - 100

The Artist Proof Edition Print (Purchased as a pair)
UK £95.00
Edition Size - 15

Remarque Edition Print (Purchased as a pair)
UK £625.00
Edition Size - 25

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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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