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Lot 13 : MARGUERITE GAMY-MONTAUT (French, 1878-1936)

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Juvisy-Paris/de Lambert sur biplan Wright-Aeriel/Magneto Lavalette Eismann
sgn. l.l. within the print Gamy / copyright - 09 Mabileau...Paris
colored lithograph; 33.25 by 14.75 in.; matted, framed under glass 41 by 22.75 in.
Marguerite was a turn of the century aviation and racing printmaker married to printmaker Ernest Montaut. She invented various artist techniques incl. deliberate distortion to denote speed, a technique used to this day. Gamy-Montaut prints document historical events in the early history of motorized transportation, including Power Boat Racing, Motorcycle and Motor Car Racing, Motor Car Touring, Zeppelins and Airplanes.
Paper slightly puckered at top edge where meets the mat.
Estimate: $400 - $600

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