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Jack Vettriano Prints

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An extensive selection of posters and signed, limited edition prints inlcuding some extremely rare prints from early editions are available as well as many books and other collectables.

Born in Fife, Scotland in 1951, Jack Vettriano left school at sixteen to become a mining engineer. For his twenty-first birthday, a girlfriend gave him a set of watercolour paints and, from then on, he spent much of his spare time teaching himself to paint. The Singing Butler , sells more posters and postcards than any other artist in the UK.

At The Enid Hutt Gallery, a beautiful new collection of five Jack Vettriano signed prints have now been released. Available as giclee prints with or without frame, these include brand new paintings that feature Vettriano's unmistakable storytelling. Among this collection, Vettriano's wonderful women are the primary focus.

Glamorous, beautiful and powerfully sexual, the women featured in these Jack Vettriano signed prints are magnificent examples of the artist's work. Vettriano's paintings are recognisable for exposing a world that is seemingly based in the 30's and 40's, of men with classically masculine silhouettes and curvaceous women in form-fitting fashions.

So it might appear oddly jarring to see a young woman, free-wheeling in the open air on a pair of roller blades, iPod playing. But this is Jack Vettriano, and his imagery is timeless. When looking at Blades and Blades II, the perfect, clean tones of a sea front are crisp and vivid, as is the sign at the top of the painting. These elements seem to create an amalgamation of a modern and art deco world. In the shadow of Methil power station at Vettriano's native Fife, Scotland, two well dressed lovers kiss passionately. The image of A Long Time Gone is striking; the most expressive of human emotion with a backdrop of cold industry.

On Parade and The Temptress are also magnificent examples of Jack Vettriano's abilities as a storyteller. A woman in a military style parade coat is about to enter room, but is slightly hanging back; On Parade has a sense of trepidation and excitement. The Jack Vettriano signed print of The Tremptress shows exactly that. Long, beautiful legs drape over a table on a hotel balcony. A cigarette hangs from a relaxed wrist. She is a woman that has the upper hand, knowing exactly how to entice her man.

Jack's story into art is rather simple; on his 21st birthday, his girlfriend gave him a set of watercolour paints, and so he spent much of his time teaching himself to paint. When he was 38, he submitted two paintings to the Royal Scottish Academy's exhibition, and both were accepted and sold on the same day. After that, he entered the summer exhibition at London's Royal Academy and the enthusiastic response launched his new life as an artist.

Often courting controversy, limited edition Jack Vettriano signed prints, sold here at the Enid Hutt Gallery prove why Jack Vettriano is one of the most popular painters alive in the UK today.

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