Spoils of War <br>  <b style= "color: red;font-weight:bold,">NEW RELEASE</b       <br> by Simon Smith
Spoils of War
NEW RELEASE by Simon Smith
$165.00
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"SPOILS OF WAR" - NEW RELEASE by SIMON SMITH


THE LIMITED EDITION US $165

Edition Size - 125
THE COLLECTORS EDITION US $250
Edition Size - 75
THE COLLECTORS ARTIST PROOFS US $395
Edition Size - 25
THE REMARQUES US $520
Edition Size - 15
THE DOUBLE REMARQUES US $820
Edition Size - 10
(subject to availability)
THE TRIBUTE EDITION US $2095
Edition Size - 5
(Subject to availability)




By the time they were called upon to jump into Holland during Operation Market Garden, the men of the US 101st Airborne Division had become one of the toughest and most formidable units of the entire US Army.

In Simon's commanding piece the men of Easy Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR take a brief moment to reflect on their recent action during which they overpowered two entire companies of battle-hardened German Waffen-SS troops entrenched, with artillery support, along a Dutch dike, 5th October 1944.

Overall print size: 30 ¾” x 22 ¼” Image size: 24 ¼” x 14 ¾”

To add authenticity to this poignant release, the edition is personally signed by veterans who fought in Holland with the 101st Airborne, giving collectors the opportunity to acquire a historic and exclusive edition.



THE SIGNATURES:


Joining Simon Smith in individually signing each print are four veterans who fought in Holland with the 101st Airborne Division during Operation Market Garden:

Private 1st Class BILL WINGETT
Easy Co. 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR
Sergeant BILL TRUE
Fox Co. 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR
Private 1st Class SALVADOR PEREZ
Service Co. 1st Battalion, 506th PIR
Private 1st Class ART PETERSEN
Fox Co. 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR


THE COLLECTOR'S EDITION, ARTIST PROOFS & REMARQUES
Each seven signature print is signed by a further three 101st Airborne veterans who fought in Holland:

Corporal HERB SUERTH
Easy Co. 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR
Captain EMMETT ‘ROSY’ NOLAN
HQ Co. 2nd Battalion, 502nd PIR
Sergeant BILL GALBRAITH
Item Co. 3rd Battalion, 506th PIR


THE MARKET GARDEN TRIBUTE EDITION
For the serious collector, each seven signature print is issued with an original pencil drawing by Simon Smith which is signed by a legendary 101st Airborne veteran:

Sergeant JAKE McNIECE
Demolition Saboteur Section, 506th PIR, the unofficial leader of the 'Filthy Thirteen'


Each unique drawing is conservation matted to include the original pencil signatures of a further 101st Airborne veteran who fought in Holland: Colonel ED SHAMES
Easy Co. 2nd Battalion, 506th PIR



THE GICLÉE EDITION


Using the most sophisticated digital Giclée technology, each Studio Proof is printed directly on to fine canvas creating a stunning piece which has all the look and feel of an original painting. Each canvas proof is supplied pre-stretched ready to simply drop into a frame of your choice.

Overall stretched canvas size: 36” wide x 22” high








SPOILS OF WAR by SIMON SMITH (D-Day: 101st Airborne: Normandy Invasion: Operation Market Garden)@vbader.com

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