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Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

unique & limited edition

Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork
Michael Schumacher / Ferrari F1-2000 / Suzuka, Japan / 8 October 2000

One fateful day in Suzuka, the dreams of millions came true. A Scuderia Ferrari driver finally clinched the driver's championship after two barren decades for Formula 1’s most iconic team. Behind the wheel was the man who would go on to become the greatest F1 driver of all time: Michael Schumacher.

Michael brought the title home in his red Ferrari F1-2000, sweeping his rivals aside and bringing joy to Tifosi worldwide. In crossing the finish line of the demanding Japanese circuit he not only marked the first Ferrari triumph since Jody Scheckter's 1979 championship, but also won the first in an unprecedented record of five championships in a row – a new F1 monument.

Celebrating this extraordinary accomplishment and honouring Michael Schumacher’s 50th birthday, Automobilist has created a unique artwork that faithfully depicts this historic finish-line scene from a new perspective using our signature state-of-the-art techniques of composing 3D models and digital photography – and for the first time 3D scanning – to create an image of perfect quality with awe-inspiring detail. It took our team of specialist artists, technicians and designers several months to complete.

By owning this bold reminder of a historical F1 moment in the form of a strictly limited collectors’ fine art print, you will also be donating to Keep Fighting Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded by Michael Schumacher's family, life-long friends and colleagues.

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Crossing The Line, Raising The Bar - Artwork

Framing

Rives Tradition Pale Cream 170g/m carries a subtle, refined, feltmarked finish, available in whites, creams and deep colours.

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How it's done

Every image we create is based on a real-life historical event, so to assure accuracy, we put in long hours of research to piece together every little detail.

Once the concept is established, we set to work creating a 3D model using CGI. Studying every piece of reference material available, our artists essentially build a car from scratch, slowly constructing layer upon layer of detail – even down to the correct number of coats of paint.

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Unique & Limited

This is one of our signature line of fine art prints, named as such because it’s created with our Unique methods and is strictly Limited to a specific number. Your print will show its unique production number and the total number of examples produced.

Framing

Framing is not included in the price because we’ve designed the print to be of a standard size so you can get them framed anywhere, but if you’d like us to take care of this for you we’ve provided options for several frame designs.

Packaging & Delivery

Our prints and posters are rolled up in a robust protective tube to ensure their safe delivery to you – wherever you are in the world. Additional gift-wrapping options are available at the checkout.

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Capturing extraordinary detail

Photoshoots

In addition to our CGI modelling, we shoot real-life settings and actors to enhance the artwork’s authenticity. This can involve large crews of up to 80 people, using period costumes and movie-quality props for the most impressive results.

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Finishing touches

To make the most of our Unique & Limited Edition pieces, it’s important to frame them perfectly. That’s why we offer a framing service using the highest quality materials.

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Authenticity

Each piece of art comes with a certificate of authentication, indicating that you have purchased an original work. In addition, each has a silver plaque detailing its unique number. And to really guarantee genuineness, all of our images are hand-signed by the man who initiated turning historical moments into works of art – Jan Rambousek.

Highest standards on the market

Printing

We only use the very best Epson fine art printers, and premium Hahnemühle paper due to its fine texture, which guarantees long lasting color and saturation.

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unique & limited
Edition

Our Unique & Limited Edition offering represents our finest range of products. Every story we capture within this collection is unique, showcasing a moment in history like never before, and each piece of art is limited – part of an exclusively numbered print run.