Out From Kirby

Richard Taylor

 

 

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Out From Kirby Richard Taylor

A strong force of Avro Lancasters of RAF Bomber Command from 630 and 57 Squadrons, based at RAF East Kirkby, head out to attack industrial targets in the Ruhr, Autumn 1944. A total of 212 Operations were undertaken from RAF East Kirkby between August 1943 and the end of World War Two, all of which were flown by 630 and 57 Squadrons. It is of great historical importance that every print is personally signed by one of the last surviving veterans that flew combat missions from East Kirkby during World War Two.

Few aviation artists come close to Richard’s extraordinary skill with pencil and paint which is why his drawings are so highly prized. This outstanding piece is completed in his trademark technique combining graphite with colour highlights on buff paper.

 

PRINT DETAILS

THE LIMITED EDITION & ARTIST PROOFS

Every print has been personally signed by the artist together with an RAF Bomber Command veteran who served with 57 Squadron from East Kirkby:

Flight Lieutenant ‘STEVIE’ STEVENS DFC AE
Joined 57 Sqn as a Pilot in May 1943 and completed a full tour of 30 Operations including raids over Dortmund, Hamburg and Italy.


THE REMARQUE EDITIONS

Every print has been personally signed by the artist together with an RAF Bomber Command veteran who served with 57 Squadron from East Kirkby, Flight Lieutenant ‘STEVIE’ STEVENS DFC AE

Richard's original pencil remarques are quite simply outstanding and collectors have the opportunity to acquire one of his remarkable remarques with subtle colour highlights.

Each print in the remarque editions will have an original pencil drawing, hand-crafted to order by the artist in the lower margin below the image. With fifteen Single Remarques and just Ten Double Remarques issued they are likely to be in great demand.

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

The Limited Edition
UK £50.00
Edition Size - 350

The Artist Proof Edition
UK £75.00
Edition Size - 25

Remarque
UK £395.00
Edition Size - 15

Double Remarques - Subject to availability
UK £625.00
Edition Size - 10

 

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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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