‘St Petersburg-Moscou’ by Descomps, 1906
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Jean-Bernard Descomps (1872-1948)‘St. Petersburg – Moscou, 1906’
An original oil painting on canvas, depicting the 200 hp Darracq racing car – the most powerful car in the world at the time – on arrival in Moscow’s Red Square at the end of the epic race.
This important painting was commissioned by the family and retained in their ownership until the gallery acquired it. Set within its original, ornate gold-leaf frame, and signed Jean Descomps, 1906.
Overall size: 46 x 53 inches (117 x 135 cm).
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