Silver Arrows, Carracciola & Rosemeyer, 1936 - oil on canvas

Silver Arrows
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Specifications

100 x 73 cm
Ludovic Louis (France)

These two are the greatest German race drivers of the thirties : Rudolf Caracciola (Mercedes W25E) and Bernd Rosemeyer (Auto Union). In this 1936 Monaco Grand Prix, a terrible storm caused a pile up in the harbour area, and Rudy Caracciola, "Prince of the rain", won the race.