Bentleys at Le Mans, 1929 by Terence Cuneo



Title

Bentleys at Le Mans, 1929

Artist

Terence Cuneo

Ref GM2490
Type Fine Art Print
Image Size 16" x 10" (40 x 25 cm)
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Description  
Bentleys at Le Mans, 1929 was painted in 1968 by Terence Cuneo it depicts driver Baron Andre d'Erlanger filling the pump of the 4½ Litre Bentley as Jack Dunfee in car No.9 roars past the pits. The 1929 24 Hours of Le Mans race was the 7th Grand Prix of Endurance, and took place on 15 and 16 June 1929.The 24 Hours of Le Mans endurance race is a 24 hour race around the Circuit de la Sarthe in France. Bentley automobiles won the 24 Hours of Le Mans race several times including four consecutive wins between 1927 and 1931, and forged the Bentley brands reputation. The Bentley 4½ Litre was a British car based on a rolling chassis built by Bentley Motors. Replacing the Bentley 3 Litre, it is famous for epitomizing prewar British motor racing and for its popular slogan "there's no replacement for displacement", created by the founder of Bentley, Walter Owen Bentley.