Lot 66: Automobiles Bayard. ca. 1905
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: F. HUGO D'ALESI (1849-1906) Size: 47 1/8 x 62 1/3 in./119.5 x 161.2 cm Affiches F. Hugo d'Alesi, Paris Founded in 1903, the Bayard automobile company evolved out of the Clément bicycle corporation, eventually growing to include airplanes as early as 1908. Here, three wind-swept drivers fly past a statue of the brand's logo, the Chevalier Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard, whose pedastle reads "without fear and without reproach."
Condition Report: B+/ Slight tears at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 47 1/8 x 62 1/3 in./119.5 x 161.2 cm
Artist or Maker: F. HUGO D'ALESI (1849-1906)
Date: ca. 1905