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Frederick Gordon Crosby (1885-1943)
‘Targa Florio, 1922’
An incredibly well observed gouache and watercolour on artists’ board, Signed 'F. Gordon Crosby, 1922' and to the reverse an exhibition label, and shippers label related to the the Munich exhibition in 1986.
Framed with an hand finished mount and framed within a stepped hardwood frame.
Framed size: 24 x 24 inches (61 x 61 cms).
Provenance: The James Barron Collection, London.
‘Automobile Art’ Bethnal Green Museum, London, 1974 (No. 96 in exhibition catalogue).
‘L’Art et la Course’, Hardelot, May 1976
‘Das Automobil in der Kunst, 1886-1986’, Munich, August-October 1986 (No. 43 in exhibition catalogue).
‘Les Objets Cultes du Rêve Automobile’ December 1995- February 1996. The Louvre, Paris.
Bibliography: Front cover ‘Motor’ magazine, 1922
Featured in ‘Art and the Automobile’ by D.B.Tubbs, (page 92). First published in 1978, then a second edition published in 1989 and reproduced in the Michelin calendar of 1981.