Clement-Bayard, 1915 lithograph in colors; laid down on linen. 62-3/4 x 46-1/2 in. (159.3 x 118.1 cm.)
Gustave Adolphe Clément-Bayard (22 September 1855 10 March 1928) was a French entrepreneur. An orphan who became a blacksmith and a Compagnon du Tour de France, he went on to manufacture bicycles, pneumatic tires, motorcycles, automobiles, airplanes and airships. In 1894 he was a passenger in the winning vehicle in the world's first motor race. George Lemaitre's Peugot was judged to be the winner of the Paris-Rouen Competition for Horeseless Carriages (Concours des Voitures sans Chevaux).