Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona by Dion Pears
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Dion Pears (British 1929-1985): an attractive, original oil on canvas of Colonel Ronnie Hoare at the wheel of his famous blue Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona at speed, the car with personalised number plate, RJH 77 (R J Hoare) and displaying his BRDC badge, with a figure in the background on a shoot with two hunting dogs. Framed and unglazed.
Dimensions: 35 x 28 inches (90 x 70 cms).
This painting and the (Ferrari Tipo 365/P3 by Dion Pears, ref 5250) are two of several motoring and motor-boating works commissioned by the Colonel from his friend, the artist Dion Pears, for display in his office at Maranello Concessionaires Ltd, Egham, Surrey between 1965 and 1975. Following his retirement, the collection of paintings was removed to his house overlooking Poole Harbour, Dorset.
Provenance: the Estate of Colonel Ronald J Hoare.
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