14 November 2006
JACQUES HENRI LARTIGUE
Grand Prix de l'A.C.F., Amiens, 12 July 1913
gelatin silver print
captioned 'Georges Boillot sur Peugeot/devant Paul Bablot sur - Delage on remarque Prevost mecano/de George[sic] Boillot regardant la /Delage' and dated by Lartigue, credit reproduction limitation stamp, various notations in other hands on verso
3 3/8 x 5in. (8.6 x 12.6cm.)
From the artist;
by descent to his wife Florette (1921-2000);
acquired by the present owner, 1996.
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Lartigue inherited his father's passion for automobiles and car racing. The Peugeot team with their head driver Georges Boillot at the wheel won their second straight French Grand Prix at Amiens.
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