“Grand Epreuve”

£95.00

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by Alan Fearnley

Image Size: 70cm x 52cm (27.5in x 20.5in)

Limited edition 500 Hand Signed and numbered by the artist. and signed by Baron Toulo de Graffenried

To commemorate the victory of Baron de Graffenried in the 1949 British Grand Prix at Silverstone in a Maserati F1 4CLT

Baron Emanuel de Graffenried, affectionately known as ‘Toulo’, winning the 1949 British Grand Prix, the first “Grand Epreuve” race at Silverstone driving a privately entered Maserati 4CLT under the team banner of ‘Scuderia Enrico Plate’ which was owned by de Graffenried, a friend and the Chief Mechanic Enrico Plate. Second Place was taken by Bob Gerrard in his ERA.