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Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork

Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Swap For Sweep - Artwork

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Swap For Sweep - Artwork
Mille Miglia, Italy / 28 April 1940

After temporary suspension due to a rash of accidents in 1938, the Mille Miglia was brought back to life in 1940. With a new triangular course between Brescia, Cremona and Mantua and a new name – the 1st Gran Premio Brescia delle Mille Miglia – all eyes were on Italy that spring and BMW made it their mission to win the race. 

Three 328 roadsters and two coupes entered the race and by the end of the first lap, one of the two coupes was way ahead of his closest competitor. The driver was no other than Fritz Huschke von Hanstein, an official driver entered by the SS and ordered to take home the trophy. Adolf Hühnlein – head of the NS Motor Corps – asked co-driver, Walter Bäumer, to remain on the passenger seat in order to avoid taking any risk by a driver change. 

Throughout the course of the race von Hanstein steadily increased the lead and decided to ignore his orders. 30 km before the end he stopped the car and switched seats with Bäumer who then drove the Touring Coupe across the finish line to claim overall victory with an impressive 15 minutes gap to the second place finisher. The remaining BMWs finished in third, fifth and sixth place. 

BMW, to this day, considers their triumph at Mille Miglia its greatest auto racing success. 

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Swap For Sweep - 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.