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'Coupe Gordon Bennett’, c. 1903

'Coupe Gordon Bennett': an important, large bronze wall plaque depicting a winged Goddess of Speed at the wheel of an early motor car, by Jacques Callot (French, 1880-1945), the border with finely detailed floral decoration, and signed CALLOT in the bronze. French, circa 1903.

Additional Notes: Jacques Callot was born in the town of Blaru in Northern France. A student of René Gaulthier-Ponscarme, Callot wonthe Grand Prix of the sculpture category of the Salon des Beaux-Arts in 1898, at the age of only 18.

Width: 18 inches (44 cms).

Price Code: £££

Reference: 5424

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