I got a beautiful surprise this morning when a package from Wayne Nakamura of hyperhipmedia.com came in the mail. An amazing fine print of Django, entitled "Django Reinhardt- Paris Swing" by Toronto-based artist Colleen Clancey.
It's an original art piece of Django depicted with characteristic petite bouche guitar, the Eiffel tower on the background.
Everything is of the highest quality: the inks, the paper, the colors are vibrant and well balanced. The elegant mood of the image made me think of Django's soulful solo to "Blue Drag".
This wonderful portrait is a limited edition of only 500 copies that will surely go fast and although the price tag might seem expensive to some, considering its quality and beauty, I think, is completely justified, a luxury every passionate Django admirer will cherish.
It came protected with fine tracing paper, inside a shipping tube, covered with bubble wrap, in a cardboard box, with an envelope from the artist and framing instructions.
I'm very proud to own a copy, mine's gonna be professionally framed and will grace a place of honor in my home for the rest of my life... In fact, since the picture is guaranteed not to fade for over 100 years, my family's next generations will enjoy it too!
Thank you Wayne!!