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'Motor Racing' by Roy Nockolds
Roy Nockolds (1911-1979): ‘Motor Racing’
An original abstract oil on canvas painted in 1938, signed by the artist and framed in its original deep gesso frame with gilded edging, and bearing a hand-painted plaque ‘MOTOR RACING by ROY NOCKOLDS’ to the lower centre.
Bearing original handwritten labels to the reverse, from the Steering Wheel Club.
Size overall: 26½ inches (67 cm) x 23 inches (58 cm).
Provenance: Collection of John Eason-Gibson, famous motoring journalist and enthusiast.
The Steering Wheel Club, London.
Known for his realistic style of painting, this is one of only three abstract studies painted in the late 1930s. Another may be found in London’s Science Museum.