Portrait of Honus Wagner - Original Limited Edition Baseball Painting


Description:

"Portrait of Honus Wagner" Original Limited Edition Baseball Painting by Derek Alvarez. Each metal print is signed and numbered on the bottom-right corner by the artist. For example, "Derek Alvarez 1/50". Each postcard is signed and numbered on the back of the card.

Choices:

5.6"x4.25" printed on postcard paper, edition limited to 300 - The card is thick and durable, with a semi-gloss finish - perfect for any baseball fan to collect! You can easily frame it and put it on your wall, or store it with your other collectibles.

14"x11" printed on metal, edition limited to 150 - This is a great size if you have limited wall space, but love the artwork. It would look great in your office, media room, or man cave.

36"x27" printed on metal, edition limited to only 50 - This is a fairly large size and is perfect for making a statement in your home. It would look great in your living room, media room, man cave, or even your bedroom.

Inspiration:

It was Honus Wagner's famous card that inspired my current Pop Art-like series of baseball portraits... Unlike his card, which depicts him as a youth, I am portraying his later years because his grizzled face and expression are interesting to me. He reminds me of the tough, grizzled older guys I've had in my life who have been through some stuff and became tougher for it... a throwback to a different era when men had to grow up fast and life was a little bit tougher for your average American than it is now. I mean, the guy dropped out of school at age 12 to help his father and brothers in the coal mines and ended up having a Hall of Fame baseball career!




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