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‘1957 Silverstone International Race’.
An important original oil on canvas depicting Roy Salvadori heading to victory in Aston Martin DBR2/2 in its debut race, ahead of Archie Scott-Brown in the Lister Jaguar and Tony Brooks in the Aston Martin DBR1. Signed by the artist bottom right and dated 1957. Framed with a reeded Art Deco style frame with linen slip and glazed.
Size: 31 x 27 inches (79 x 69 cm) overall.
Provenance: Commissioned directly from the artist by David Brown (1903-1990), the owner of Aston Martin Ltd in 1957 and presented to Roy Salvadori (1922-2012) winner of the race depicted in the painting.
Gifted to fellow racing driver John Young (1927-2017) by Salvadori.
The collection of the late John Young.