"The biggest challenge with this painting was creating a drive-in theatre scene, without featuring the 'big screen.' I didn't want the cars to be visually overpowered by the setting, or dwarfed by the size of the movie screen. The movie playing is secondary — the cars are the stars! The second challenge was choosing the right scene to reflect into the cars. I finally decided on one that included the helicopter. All the driving was incredible, by both Peter Fonda and the drivers of the cop cars, but it was the helicopter that made this flick so unique."- MICHAEL IRVINE
On a warm summer evening in 1974, action film enthusiasts fill the RTE 440 Drive-in to witness one of the best and most exciting chase films to feature a Charger. Arriving just in time for the preview — these lucky drivers catch a glimpse of what's to come!
In this incredibly detailed painting, Michael takes us back to the mid 70s, to his idea of the 'ultimate Charger night.' If you're a Charger owner or enthusiast, what better way to spend an evening, than surrounded by these concours cars while watching the cult classic, Dirty Mary, Crazy Larry, on the big screen.
[ Featured on the cover of Mopar Collectors Guide. ]
|ABOUT MICHAEL IRVINE'S REPRODUCTIONS||All reproductions are individually hand-signed/hand-numbered by artist Michael Irvine • Accompanied by signed/numbered Certificate(s) of Authenticity • Limited Edition Prints and Artist Proofs are embossed with Michael's Studio Seal.|
|Limited Edition Print||36" x 25" - Limited to 800. (Image size 32" x 20") 10pt satin finish, acid free, museum quality stock. Choice of available print number. Indicate top 2-3 choices below (eg #200/800). Last 3 digits of VIN numbers are popular.|
|Artist Proof with Single Custom Done-to-Order Remarque||36" x 25" - Only 20 total APs released. (Image size 32" x 20") 10pt satin finish, acid free, museum quality stock. Remarque is "custom, done-to-order" in pencil or painted in watercolor (your choice). Call/email Linda to discuss your Remarque.|
|Artist Proof with Double Custom Done-to-Order Remarque||36" x 25" - Only 20 total APs released. (Image size 32" x 20") 10pt satin finish, acid free, museum quality stock. Remarques are "custom, done-to-order" in pencil or painted in watercolor (your choice). Call/email Linda to discuss your Remarques.|
|Gallery Edition Canvas (All the detail—twice the size!)||58" x 36" - Limited to 50. Heavy weight, acid free, archival quality canvas. Specialty coating (see About Our Reproductions). North American orders are shipped stretched (gallery wrapped) & ready to hang. Int'l orders shipped rolled.|
|Original Watercolor Painting||Sold.|
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