Frederick Gordon Crosby (1885-1943)
Price Code: £££££
‘Le Mans, 1925’
An incredibly well observed and atmospheric original gouache and ink on artists’ board, depicting the 3-litre Bentley (no. 9) driven by John F. Duff and Frank Clement, being led by the Sunbeam no. 16 of Jean Chassagne and S.C.H. ‘Sammy’ Davis with the No. 2 Chenard et Walcker driven by Lagache and Leonard further in front. Signed ‘F. Gordon Crosby’ and ‘Le Mans’ and on the reverse, visible through a cut window mount, the date in pencil 26.6.1925.
Mounted, framed and glazed.
Framed size: 27 x 33 inches (69 x 84 cm).
Further reading: ‘The Art of Gordon Crosby’, by Peter Garnier (Hamlyn, published 1976), page 31.
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