Henry DROPSY (Paris 1885 - Veneux les sablons 1969)
Targa Florio Trophy. - 1929
Tin-plated bronze plaque, low relief representing a racing driver in a pack of horses galloping beside his carriage. It can be read on a band underneath: "Targa florio 1929." Below, a cartouche is engraved: "Gewinner Paul Koppen, April 7, 1929" Signed lower left. 42 x 54 cm, framed.
History: Paul Koppen won his class on a BMW 500 cc. motorcycle at the Targa 1929.
Provenance: Bonhams sale in Las Vegas on January 9, 2014, No. 112 in the catalog.