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    Esquire magazine
    Illustrated by Richard Green
    March 1959

    Chimay Bleue, Feroze Alam, MGNT, and 17 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Chimay Bleue 24 months ago | reply

      This is beautiful. I'd love to have this framed in my house.

    2. leifpeng 24 months ago | reply

      Me too! Be sure to check out the other sketches from this article - some gorgeous stuff!

    3. Xyling 24 months ago | reply

      Ferrari 250 TR. Wonderful...

      Al Parker seemed to shy away from drawing the cars in Monaco, almost looked like he lacked the confidence to to so. Green's car execution balance, proportion, perspective is very well done.

    4. leifpeng 24 months ago | reply

      I'm trying to imagine Al Parker lacking the confidence to draw anything. Seems pretty unlikely. I think rather that Parker, as I quoted him saying in my blog post yesterday, chose subject matter and techniques that would emphasize his creativity. "Creativeness in the artist is that quality of the imagination that makes his pictures stand out significantly from others - even others using the same subject matter." Parker's illustrations focus more on the speed and spectacle of the event. I suspect that was simply what most interested him about the event. More so than the cars, specifically. Green was actually a race car driver as well as the artist of this series, so I can imagine his interest would be directed more at the specific look of the cars.

    5. Stefan Marjoram 24 months ago | reply

      Wonderful drawing - wish I could capture these cars with so few lines.

    6. leifpeng 24 months ago | reply

      Green's facility is truly amazing, isn't it.

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