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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
Condition: Generally very good with the usual light overall toning and edge wear. Few tears right side, neatly restored.

Large Side View
Signed and dated lower left
Signed, dated, and titled verso
16.5 x 26.5 inches, overall
Condition: Generally very good with the usual light overall toning and edge wear. Vertical crease causing very minor flaking.

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
Condition: Generally very good with the usual light overall toning, soiling, edge wear.

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Century

20th Century