Thijs Postma - Original Painting - Gloster Meteor Mk.8 Four Diamonds
The original painting by Thijs Postma of the Gloster Meteor Mk.8's operated by the Dutch Air Force.
The Gloster Meteor was the first operational British jet fighter. It was also the first jet fighter of the LSK (Dutch Air Force). The gouache depicts the Dutch demo team in action in their Gloster Meteor F.Mk.8. The Four Diamonds (“Ruiten Vier”) was the demonstration team of the Royal Netherlands Air Force (KLu) under the command of Major J. Wansink.
The Gloster Meteor F Mk.8 was used with a special colour scheme. The team operated from 1952-1955.
This original gouache comes in a wooden (brown) frame size 73cm x 53cm with glass and a passepartout.
- 850 grams Arches aquarelle carton.
- Windsor & Newton designer's gouache.
- Kolinsky marter brushes.
This is the original and only copy Thijs Postma created by hand.
The painting can be picked up at Thijs Postma's place near Schiphol Airport, The Netherlands. He can sign it on the back with a message for you too.