Frederick Gordon Crosby (1895-1943), 'Bluebird - and Daytona', 1933,
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Frederick Gordon Crosby (1895-1943), 'Bluebird - and Daytona', 1933,
£25,000 - 35,000
US$ 42,000 - 59,000
Lot Details
Frederick Gordon Crosby (1895-1943), 'Bluebird - and Daytona', 1933,
signed and dated 1933, watercolour and gouache heightened with white, famous image by the artist depicting Sir Malcolm Campbell's supercharged 2,300bhp 36,582cc V-12 Rolls-Royce engined Bluebird breaking the Land Speed Record at Daytona Beach in 1933, achieving an average speed of 272.108mph over the two runs, 50 x 70cm, double mounted, framed and glazed.

Footnotes

  • An image of this painting is reproduced in the 1978 publication by Hamlyn, Peter Garnier: The Art of Gordon Crosby (see pages 72-73).
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