May 19, 2022 - Sale 2605

Sale 2605 - Lot 168

Price Realized: $ 3,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,500 - $ 4,500



39 1/4x27 1/2 inches, 99 1/2x69 3/4 cm. Laborde y Labayan, Tolosa.
Condition B: replaced upper left corner; repaired tears at edges, some into image; creases and scuffing in margins and image and along vertical and horizontal folds.

This poster illustrates "the bicycle in an almost dreamy manner, spotlighting it in cobalt against a pastel-hued background. One could almost miss the fact that the strong, masculine figure riding the bike is holding a trophy, presumably implying the award-winning status of the brand. Indeed, the bike's color and positioning cause the eye to narrow in on the bright orange label identifying it as an Orbea" (Crouse p. 129). Rare. Crouse p. 129.