Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951) The Giant Racer Linocut printed in viridian, light cobalt blue, spectrum red and dark blue, circa 1930, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, a very good richly inked impression, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil in the lower left, with margins, in good conditionBlock 275 x 195mm., Sheet 320 x 245mm. (unframed)
Lot 33AR
Cyril Edward Power
(British, 1872-1951)
The Giant Racer
Sold for £ 15,000 (US$ 18,983) inc. premium

Lot Details
Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951) The Giant Racer Linocut printed in viridian, light cobalt blue, spectrum red and dark blue, circa 1930, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, a very good richly inked impression, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil in the lower left, with margins, in good conditionBlock 275 x 195mm., Sheet 320 x 245mm. (unframed)
Cyril Edward Power (British, 1872-1951)
The Giant Racer (Coppel CP 15)
Linocut printed in viridian, light cobalt blue, spectrum red and dark blue, circa 1930, on buff oriental laid tissue, signed, a very good richly inked impression, titled and numbered 4/50 in pencil in the lower left, with margins, in good condition

Block 275 x 195mm., Sheet 320 x 245mm. (unframed)

Footnotes

  • Inspiration for this image was taken from the Giant Racer roller-coaster at the Wembley Exhibition Fun Fair in London. The vertiginous drop and wide curves give a sense of the rush of the roller coaster approaching its climactic point.
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