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Illustration Art, George Marylski, 1938 Mercedes Benz 540K Car, Vintage Drawing (Sold)

George Marylski (artist)
1938 Mercedes Benz 540 K
Rome, Italy: 1957
Pen and ink and gouache on paper

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Three original studies of a 1938 Mercedes Benz 540 K. executed in loose, sketch style. The 540K was a powerful car with a 180 hp engine and the fastest automobile of its time, with a top speed of 170 km/h (about 105 mph). Manufactured from 1936 to 1939, the elegant, streamlined styling of the chassis made it a popular car with celebrities of the time.

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Description

Large Front View
Signed and dated lower left
Signed, dated, and titled verso
16.5 x 26.5 inches, overall

Large Side View
Signed and dated lower left
Signed, dated, and titled verso
16.5 x 26.5 inches, overall

Smaller Side View
Pen and ink and oil crayon on paper
Signed and dated lower left
Signed, dated, and titled verso
8 x 18.75 inches, overall

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Century

20th Century