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OLYMPIC HOCKEY PAINTING
This is a watercolor illustration depicting a highlight of Wayne Gretzky's international career, the 1987 Canada Cup. Gretzky has called the tournament the best hockey he had played in his life. Playing on a line with Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Mario Lemieux, he recorded a tournament-best 21 points in nine games.
Nicknamed "The Great One", Wayne Gretzky is widely considered the greatest hockey player of all-time. At the time of his retirement at the end of the 1998-99 NHL season he was the NHL's all-time scoring leader in Goals, Assists & Points in both the regular season & Stanley Cup Playoffs. He led the NHL in scoring a record 10 times, was Captain of 4 Stanley Cup Championship teams, and was named the league's MVP a record 9 times. He is the only NHL player ever to score 200 Points in a season, and did so 4 times in the span of 5 years. A great ambassador of pro sports, he was also named the NHL's Most Gentlemanly Player 4 times and received the Order of Canada (our highest civilian honor) in 1998. Upon his retirement in 1999, his trademark jersey No. 99 was retired by the NHL.
When NHL players were eligible to play for the first time in the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan, Gretzky became a member of the 1998 Canadian Olympic Hockey team; however, he was passed over as captain in favour of the younger Eric Lindros. Wayne's home town of Brantford, Ontario is just ten minutes drive from our home. As Canadians, we are all proud of his achievements.
This original painting has been sold. Reproductions are available above. Request a quotation for the commission of your own original sports action or celebrity painting for your personal collection or for a fundraising project. Commission your own original watercolor, oil on canvas or acrylic painting or wall mural of your favorite photograph of a sports celebrity or scene. We deliver worldwide. International clients welcome! Satisfaction guaranteed.
OLYMPIC HOCKEY ACTION PAINTING OF WAYNE GRETZKY
Original image size: 30" x 22"
Framed to size: 40" X 32"
Original painting is sold.
Request a quotation for the commission of your own original SPORTS painting for your personal collection or for a fundraising project. Commission your own original watercolor, oil on canvas, acrylic painting or wall mural of your favorite photograph of a sports scene that is dear to you - perhaps a family member skiing the bunny slopes, family swimming fun at the cottage, your daughter skating, your kids tobogganing, yourself blasting through powder snow, a happy boating memory. We deliver worldwide. International clients welcome! Satisfaction guaranteed.
I would be delighted to examine your photographs and offer suggestions. All commissions are hand-painted or drawn personally with sensitivity by Hanne Lore Koehler. We deliver worldwide. Satisfaction guaranteed. International clients welcome!
Hanne Lore Koehler:
To all the outstanding contemporary artists below who took the time to visit my website and comment on my work, I am deeply touched by your generous comments and warm welcome into the international community of artists hosted by Fine Art America! Your overwhelming support and selfless promotion are heart-warming. I am honored to get to know you through your art.
Comments by other artists:
Peyton, CO - United States
Most excellent! Fantastic job capturing the energy of the game! v
Sussex, WI - United States
A beauty of a work Hanne, well done;) v
Pueblo, CO - United States
Great action shot with great colors. v/f
Lake Country, BC - Canada
A fantastic hockey painting, Hanne Lore! Full of energy and determination!!! F&V!
Mena, AR - United States
Awesome artwork! vf
Munich, Ba - Germany
GREAT. I love this sport. Played it very much some time ago, and now i play it once a week with my old friends. Wonderful work, (f,v)
Kim Sy Ok
Voorhees, NJ - United States
Congrats on your sale Hanne!! v -Kim
Ridgewood, NJ - United States
Great piece coming from a hockey fan!! Congratulations on your sale!
B S, Mi - United States
Congrats Hanne! Love your work! :)
Lyon - France
Congratulations on your sale, Hanne! :)
Torremolinos, Ma - Spain
Congratulations on your sale Hanne!
Exeter, De - United Kingdom
Fantastic Hanne, many years since I watched ice hockey, but I used to love it lol, watching our team at Wembley in London 'winning' the championship :-) thank you for this walk down memory lane! amazing talent!
Dickson, TN - United States
Nice Action! Congratulations, Hanne!
LA, Ma - United States
Congratulations Hanne !
Plymouth Meeting , PA - United States
Congratulations on your sale Hanne!!
Santa Clara, CA - United States
Congratulations on your sale, Hanne!! What a fantastic painting you captured and created, love it!! Happy Holidays!!
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