DT: “To the Batmobile!” Painting by Michael Ledwitz

We are pleased to offer “To the Batmobile” an original painting by Michael Ledwitz.  One of the most legendary vehicles in automotive lore, the Batmobile first appeared in 1939 as superhero Batman’s custom-built crimefighting car in Detective Comics #27.  Housed in the Batcave and often seen exiting through a secret hidden entrance, the Batmobile has continuously evolved throughout the years while becoming as integral of a character in the series as Batman himself.

The Batmobile depicted in this painting is none other than TV’s original Batmobile driven by Adam West in the first “Batman” television show in 1966.  Designed and created by custom car legend George Barris exclusively for the television program, this Batmobile was based upon a 1955 Lincoln Futura concept car and was the first-ever fully drivable Batmobile.  Barris created the car with a three-week deadline and incorporated styling cues that would come to characterize iterations of the vehicle for years to come, most notably its oversized batwing-shaped tailfins. Measuring 36”x48” and created using acrylic pastel, spray paint, and silver leaf paint, this original work of art depicts the Batmobile in a nighttime setting with vibrant red beams emitting from its headlights and a moonlit yellow glow shining over the black paint and iconic double-bubble canopy.  It makes a fantastic conversation piece and a beautiful work of art for any enthusiast creating a Batcave of their own.

Michael Ledwitz is known for his abstract style similar to Peter Max and LeRoy Neiman. His love for the arts started with drawing cars at a very young age and was inspired by Hot Wheels. Michael's art is coveted in the automotive industry and has led to many high-level pieces including the artwork done for Carrol Shelby's 85th birthday celebration. Michael's professional career in automotive art started after he was in a near-fatal car accident in 2005. He was forced to slow down from work in franchising in order to heal. His painting began as a hobby; a way to relax and reflect. Soon after, people started to notice Michael’s talent and began requesting commissioned pieces of their own. Since then, Michael’s accomplishments include silent auction pieces for Zoo Atlanta, commissioned paintings for Carroll Shelby’s 85th birthday in Las Vegas, Shelby Licensee, and was the featured artist for the 2018 Atlanta Concours d'Elegance at Chateau Elan.

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  • automotiveartist (seller) 6 days, 22 hoursago

    Hello ,
    Thank you for you bid Brooklyn. The Buy now price is $3500. If you would like to make an offer closer to the Buy Now, I would be happy to speak further with you. Thank you

  • $400 offer from Brooklyn, NY (11220) 1 week, 1 dayago

    Offer in the amount of $400

  • automotiveartist (seller) 1 week, 4 daysago

    Hello everyone. I hope all is well with all of you. The Buy Now Price is $3500.00 dollars as stated below. I am happy to entertain offers. I look forward to speaking further.
    Enjoy,
    Michael Ledwitz

  • $350 offer from Brooklyn, NY (11220) 1 week, 4 daysago

    Offer in the amount of $350

  • $300 offer from Brooklyn, NY (11220) 2 weeks, 3 daysago

    Offer in the amount of $300

  • automotiveartist (seller) 2 weeks, 5 daysago

    Hello everyone. We have a little over an hour to go. If you have any questions, please ask. If you have interest then place your bids now. Good luck and HAPPY BIDDING!!!

  • automotiveartist (seller) 2 weeks, 5 daysago

    Hello everyone. 19 hours to go…place your bids if you have interest. Good luck and HAPPY BIDDING!!!

  • automotiveartist (seller) 2 weeks, 6 daysago

    Hello everyone. We have one day left, if you have any questions please ask more than happy to help.

  • automotiveartist (seller) 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Porschedave,
    Thank you very much for your interest and bid. We have started the ball rolling and have a way to go. So sincerely thank you. I wish you good luck and HAPPY BIDDING. If you have any questions please let me know.
    Enjoy,
    Michael

  • Porschedave 3 weeks, 4 daysago

    Bid in the amount of $200

  • automotiveartist (seller) 3 weeks, 5 daysago

    Hello everyone. I want to thank you for your interest in my artwork and continued support. I hope you enjoy the latest here on Pcarmarket. TO THE BATMOBILE!!!

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DT: “To the Batmobile!” Painting by Michael Ledwitz
Buy Now: $3,500 Current Offer: $400