Tom Seaver hand signed Bill Purdom artist limited edition /300 BUT ONLY ABOUT 5 WERE HAND SIGNED BY SEAVER WITH HIS OWN HOLOGRAM STICKER AUTHENTICITY ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL Framed Giclee Artwork on Canvas. Item Description - This is an framed Giclee artwork on canvas of New York Mets Hall of Famer Tom Seaver as he broke the record for most consecutive strike outs in a game. It is autographed by Tom Seaver. You can read a bio below on the artist Bill Purdom. This is incredibly stunning, you will be overly inpressed with this!!!It is custom framed in a wood frame and a linen inner fillet. It is 18x24 before framing, framed it becomes 23x29. This COMES with Seaver's own hologram certification. William Scahill (Bill) Purdom was born in Charleston, West Virginia on October 27, 1953. He grew up in Wyoming, Ohio where by age 9 his artwork was attracting local attention.
After Wyoming High School came Auburn University. He graduated in 1975 with a degree in visual design. The next 19 years were spent working and living in New York City. He started working at Whistl'n Dixie Studio where his art for Bloomingdales gained him international attention. This notoriety allowed him to become self-employed.Used by every major advertising agency in New York, Bill has also illustrated billboards, movie posters, album covers and worked on national campaigns for Mercedes Benz, Nikon, Panasonic, American Express, and three major television networks. He was the first artist allowed by Steven Spielberg to paint the character E. (in a national campaign for McDonald's). While living in New York he was a major contributor to The New York Times and his work appeared in many magazines, among them Sports Illustrated, Newsweek, Fortune, Time, Esquire, Sport and National Lampoon. While living in the city, Bill was on the Board of Directors of the American Museum of Illustration and the Society of Illustrators. After 12 years of award winning advertising and editorial illustration, Bill switched to the fine arts field. Since 1989 he has painted to date 78 great moments in baseball, including 10 first pitch paintings of the various new ballparks that have opened around the country.
His baseball lithographs have been seen on the television show Seinfeld and the HBO series Arliss. His originals hang in private collections worldwide and lithographs of all 78 of his paintings are a part of the permanent collection of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.Bill has also done lithographs for the NBA, NFL, NHL, NCAA and thoroughbreds for the Saratoga Race Course. In the last year Bill became the most prolific artist in the history of the Topps Co. To date he has painted 340 baseball, football and basketball cards with projects scheduled for the next several years. Bill is the only artist who has been officially licensed by Dale Earnhardt, Inc.
To commemorate the fallen hero. Due to Bill's uncanny ability to capture likenesses, his portraits are highly sought and in great demand. Most recently Bill was a technical advisor for Billy Crystal's Mantle and Maris movie 61.On April 20, 2004, Major League Baseball, in an unprecedented combination of art appreciation and heritage celebration handed out 250,000 copies of Bill's painting of Jackie Robinson's first at bat to lucky fans in ball parks across America. Scott Stimell - Field of Expertise: Baseball.
Scott Stimell has owned and operated Cardboard Memories for over a decade, establishing himself as one of the premier autograph and memorabilia sellers on the East Coast. Acknowledged for his authentication ability, Scott has been featured on both Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO and the YES Network. He primarily serves as a consultant in the "big three", Mickey Mantle, Joe DiMaggio, and Ted Williams. He and his staff at Cardboard Memories represent the honesty and integrity that is so often lacking in the hobby today. Check out our store for more incredible pieces of sports history!The item "Tom Seaver Signed 18x24 Framed NY Mets Giclee Canvas mint Auto seaver holo COA" is in sale since Tuesday, February 22, 2011. This item is in the category "Sports Mem, Cards & Fan Shop\Autographs-Original\Baseball-MLB\Lithographs, Posters & Prints". The seller is "cardboardmemories2011" and is located in Commack, New York. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Panama, Trinidad and tobago, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Viet nam, Uruguay.