Frederick Gordon-Crosby, '1912 Grand Prix de Dieppe'

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Lot 515
Frederick Gordon-Crosby, '1912 Grand Prix de Dieppe'

Sold for £ 13,800 (US$ 18,011) inc. premium
Frederick Gordon-Crosby, '1912 Grand Prix de Dieppe'
signed 'F. Gordon-Crosby', to lower left corner, a superbly executed artwork depicting Rigal, winner of the Coupe de l'Auto on the 3 litre Sunbeam following George Boillot in a 7½ litre Lion Peugeot on the seven mile straight to Londinières, charcoal heightened with white, 52 x 74 (20½ x 29), mounted, the mount inset with hand-written description, framed and glazed.

Footnotes

  • Sunbeams finished 1st, 2nd and 3rd in this two day event over a distance of 956 miles which was run concurrently with the French Grand Prix that year, in which they were placed 3rd, 4th and 5th behind Georges Boillot, the winner, and Louis Wagner in a Fiat.
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