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1908 Giant’s Despair Hill Climb painting by Peter Helck 1977

Peter, Helck, Giant’s Despair, Painting, Haupt, Chadwick Six, Wilkes-Barre
Price: $25,500.00
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1908 Giant’s Despair Hill Climb: Haupt Sets a Record painting by Peter Helck, USA, 1977, signed and dated lower left, Caseine on board, commissioned by Richard Roy, depicts the tension in Willie Haupt and his mechanic as they pilot the Chadwick Six to the top of this famous peak near Wilkes-Barre, PA, Haupt was virtually unbeatable and would later compete in four of the first Indianapolis 500 races, published in article authored by the artist, “75 Years with Palette, Paintbrush and Wheels, Part Three”, in the Bulb Horn April-June 1982, in original matting and frame as chosen by artist’s wife Priscilla Helck, image size 27” x 17”, overall size 38.25” x 28”, A- cond., (minor nicks on frame corners).
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