"This series, feature cars that are somehow unique, special or historically significant. Not only that, but each one has the viewpoint taken from above — giving the viewer a perspective they would probably never have a chance to see. I’ve definitely created a unique challenge for myself with this particular series! I do a lot of research for each painting, making sure I have the right wheels, tires, grill pattern, for each car. But with this series, it goes deeper. When I choose my subject, it has to be "worthy" of the series. It has to be a car, and in this case driver, that has had an important impact on automotive history. That's one part of why I really enjoy what I do ... I can push myself farther, creating new challenges with each new painting or series."- MICHAEL IRVINE
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In 1970, Plymouth lured Richard Petty back to Chrysler with the introduction of the 1970 Superbird. With speeds capable of going in excess of 200 mph, this iconic winged warrior is recognized the world over as one of the most significant cars ever to race in Nascar. Richard Petty, himself, is an icon in the world of Nascar, having won seven series championships during his illustrious 35-year career. With 200 NASCAR Winston Cup Series wins under his belt, he is considered to be the "King" of stock car racing.
A unique feature of this captivating painting is that you can hang it either horizontally or vertically. Automotive art you can hang to fit your space! Order your Limited Edition Print, Artist Proof with Single or Double Remarque, or Gallery Edition Canvas as a Horizontal (H) or Vertical (V) and Michael will title and sign it “your way."
[ 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||22" x 28" - Limited to 500. (Image size 18" x 24") acid free, museum quality watercolor paper. Choice of available print number. Indicate top 2-3 choices below (eg #200/500). Last 3 digits of VIN numbers are popular.|
|Artist Proof with Single Custom Done-to-Order Remarque||22" x 28" - Only 20 total APs released. (Image size 18" x 24") acid free, museum quality watercolor paper. 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 Remarques||22" x 28" - Only 20 total APs released. (Image size 18" x 24") acid free, museum quality watercolor paper. 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!)||36" x 48" - 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.|
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