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Displaying 1 - 20 of 33 Lots in Category - Art & Craft
RAY BRIGHT: Photographs noted Australian team photos (6) from 1977-1986; framed photos of Ray Bright (6) including press photo of Bright's 100th match for Victoria (becoming Victoria's most capped player, overtaking Bill Lawry's 99); artworks of cricketer & two-up player. Various sizes. Ex Ray Bright collection.
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Original oil painting 'They're Racing at Beaudesert' (Queensland) by Philip Baker, framed, overall 91x65cm. Highly evocative.
1845 'Flemington Race Course from Footscray side of Salt Water River' by J Ryan, Australian Racing Print 1979, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 100x76cm.
1862 'The Start of the Second Melbourne Cup 1862' by Frederick Woodhouse, Australian Racing Print 1978, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 97x59cm.
1890 'The Derby Day at Flemington' by Carl Kahler, photogravure by Goupil, window mounted, framed & glazed, overall 126x101cm. With the key plate identifying the participants mounted on reverse.
1958 'LOTERIE NATIONALE/Tranche Speciale Du PRIX DE L'ARC DE TRIOMPHE', lithographed advertising poster by artist Yves Fournier, printed by Publicited, Paris, linen-backed, size 114x156cm. Fine condition, minor peripheral faults. [The 1958 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe was won by Ballymoss ridden by Australian jockey Scobie Breasley]
MANIKATO: Pastel drawing of Manikato by Peter Barlow, awarded to the winning trainer of 2006 MV Manikato Stakes, framed & glazed, overall 59x56cm.
SURROUND: oil painting by unknown artist, titled on reverse 'Surround IV, grf 1973 Sovereign Edition - Micheline by Le Filou R.V.Ansell', framed, overall 102x88cm. [Surround won the VRC Oaks, AJC Oaks & Queensland Oaks, and she is the only filly to win the Cox Plate; she was the Australian Racehorse of the Year in 1977, and was inducted into the Australian Racing Hall of Fame in 2014]
1910 (c.) 'GRIFFON/Bicyclettes Motocyclettes' lithographic advertising poster by the artist J Illatet, printed by G Elleaume of Paris. Linen-backed, size 160x121cm. One small piece missing, and minor peripheral faults. [The well established Griffon Bicycle Company built their first motorcycles in 1902, using one of their bicycle models as a basis to which they fitted a Zedel engine. Development was rapid, and racing success followed, with one of their machines in 1904 achiving 110 kmh. They lead the field in competition until shortly before WWI, and were acquired by Peugot in 1927, who built motorcycles under the Griffon marque until 1956]
1920 (c.) 'Automobilistes! Voici La PRICELESS OIL. Adoptez la!' vintage lithographic advertising poster, by the artist H de Laurencin, showing an American Indian, produced for a Mobil Oil project for the French consumer market, printed by Affiches Gaillard, Paris. Linen-backed, couple of pieces missing in 'O' of 'Oil', and some repairs, though attractive early motoring poster, size 120x161cm.
1930 (c.) 'SPIDO/l'huile de securite, en vente ici' (= SPIDO safety oil, on sale here) lithographic advertising poster, by the artist Pierre Delarue-Nouvelliere, printed by Courbet, Paris. Linen-backed, size 160x119cm. Very fine condition.
1937 'de la belle mecanique!/ cycles FAVOR motos', reproduction of French advertising poster featuring motorcycles & bicycles, artwork by Bellenger, size 60x39cm. Fine condition.
1940 (c.) 'PURFINA/Motor Tonic' advertising poster, artwork by Broco, lithograph in colours, created by Coets Publicité Bruxelles, and published in Belgium, size 120x81cm, linen-backed. Some folds.
1959 (c.) 'your car will prove/you go best with BENZOL, the world's best fuel improver!' BP advertising poster, size 45x71cm, linen-backed. Fine condition.
1959 (c.) 'BP SUPER/BP REGULAR/both contain BENZOL' BP advertising poster, size 45x71cm, linen-backed. Minor pin-holes, otherwise fine condition.
1960 (c.) 'Cofranc Motor Oil/L'Huile Qui Gagne' advertising poster, artwork by G.Righi, printed in Angouleme, size 77x60cm, linen-backed.
1962 'c'est si facile en simca 1000', 1962 lithographic advertising poster, by the artist Matthieu Diesse, with a background of Carte Michelin no.989 Havas-Paris, printed by Affiches Gaillard, Paris. Linen-backed, size 160x119cm. [The Simca 1000 was a popular car in France. Between 1962 & 1979, almost 2 million were sold]
1969 (c.) 'L'Huile De L'An 2000/ANTAR molygraphite' advertising poster, artwork by Villemot, printed in Paris, size 77x60cm. Minor peripheral faults.
1973 'INDIANAPOLIS/Gordon Johncock wins on Goodyear tires' advertising poster, linen-backed, size 147x108cm. Fine condition. [The 1973 Indianapolis 500 was marred by two separate fatalities, one to a driver, David Savage, and another to a crew member]
1983 (c.) 'L'Abbiamo Fatta Bella/Nuova Vespa PK 50 XL' advertising poster, published by Piaggio, printed in Italy, size 67x48cm. Fine condition. ["Motor sport", you scoff. Last place at Le Mans, we'll have you know!]