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DHM664.  Rebel Advance by Chris Collingwood. <p> Depicting the 5th Virginia Infantrymen advancing across open ground. <b><p> Signed limited edition of 1150 prints. <p> Image size 24 inches x 16 inches (64cm x 41cm)
DHM679.  Grey Cover for Grey Rifles by Chris Collingwood. <p> Confederate skirmishers of the 19th Virginia Volunteers take over behind a farmhouse during the early stages of the war 1861. <b><p> Signed limited edition of 1150 prints.  <p>Image size 25 inches x 16 inches (64cm x 41cm)

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Pack 652. Pack of two Civil War art prints by Chris Collingwood.

PCK0652. Pack of two American Civil War prints by Chris Collingwood.

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DHM664. Rebel Advance by Chris Collingwood.

Depicting the 5th Virginia Infantrymen advancing across open ground.

Signed limited edition of 1150 prints.

Image size 24 inches x 16 inches (64cm x 41cm)


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DHM679. Grey Cover for Grey Rifles by Chris Collingwood.

Confederate skirmishers of the 19th Virginia Volunteers take over behind a farmhouse during the early stages of the war 1861.

Signed limited edition of 1150 prints.

Image size 25 inches x 16 inches (64cm x 41cm)


Website Price: £ 135.00  

To purchase these prints individually at their normal retail price would cost £240.00 . By buying them together in this special pack, you save £105




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Artist Details : Chris Collingwood
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Chris Collingwood

Latest info : Chris has been busy with a number of private commissions but has completed the first in a second series of paintings of the Battle of Waterloo. This first painting depicts the charge of the Red Lancers on Mercers Troop of Royal Horse Artillery. This continues on from the series of Waterloo paintings which have been in print for the past few years and will be available as a signed limtied edition in approximately March 2010. The second painting showing the attack on British squares is expected in the summer.

Chris has produced a wealth of impressive paintings from the Napoleonic War, American Civil War, English Civil War, and a variety of Portraits of Great Military Leaders, He also has produced superb paintings of Pirates, a particular favourite of his. Chris studied at Berkshire College of Art 1966 - 1970 and then worked for Halas and Batchelor as a background artist. In the golden age of book cover illustration Chris made the Gunslinger, Crow and Herne series his own. To this day the shelves of high street booksellers are full of his work. Perhaps his best known popular pieces are in the now famous Jorvik Centres paintings which form the focus of the exhibitions promotion and won a travel industry award. In recent years his best work has been paintings, such as SPQR, Anne Bonny, Mary Reid and Calico Jack Rakam and Blackbeard in Damnation Seize My Soul. His super realistic style, using oils, brilliantly reflects the techniques, passion and depth of the old masters. He has a particular love of portraiture, which his portraits of Wellington and William of Orange certainly reflect, along with others from the English Civil War, his love of the subject. He is also fascinated by the awful romance of weaponry and war. Chris uses traditional Dutch paints made today, as in 1664, and is meticulous in his research and attention to detail, so scarce in our modern throw away society. Sir Anthony Van Dyke, William Dobson, Sir Peter Lely and Fortunio Matania played a vital part in his formative years. He also is much influenced by Meissonier and De Neuville.

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