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This painting was created as a tribute to the late Dwight Thorn. Dwight was a legend in unlimited hydroplane and aircraft racing circles, known as the "Merlin Magician." His theories and designs for building stronger high performance racing engines helped create many record setting/race winning aircraft and boats. 


The painting is featured in the 2021 winter issue, vol IX no. 1 of Golden Pylons magazine.


*Original work sold. Painting size in inches: 22 x 30. Acrylic on gessoboard.


Signed prints may be ordered through this website by clicking on the "add to cart" button. Print size in inches: 16 x 20 on 18 x 22 paper.

Dwight Thorn

  • All orders are handled and fulfilled by the artist including packaging and shipping. A shipping fee of $10.00 is charged for prints mailed in the United States. Prints are sent in pro