Painting of Bugatti Type 35s at Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco


This specially commissioned original oil painting on canvas. Inspired by a photograph of the Grand Prix de Monaco in 1933. A pivotal event in the history of Formula 1. It depicts the legendary racing drivers Tazio Nuvolari and Achille Varzi facing off over one hundred laps. One of the most thrilling and intense competitions of their era.

The painting captures the dynamic rivalry between Nuvolari, who raced for Scuderia Ferrari, and Varzi, who represented the Bugatti team. The scene shows their iconic cars, the Bugatti Type 35s, manoeuvring through the narrow and equally challenging streets of Monaco. Encapsulating the energy and excitement of a Formula 1 race.

The detailed brushwork and vibrant colours bring to life the atmosphere of the 1933 Monaco Grand Prix, highlighting the high-speed action and also competitive spirit that have come to define Formula 1 racing. The artwork reflects the glamour and equally the prestige of the Monaco circuit, one of the most famous venues in Formula 1 history.

To conclude, with its detailed portrayal of Nuvolari and Varzi's legendary rivalry, this oil painting is a unique tribute to the early days of Formula 1 racing. It appeals to both art enthusiasts and fans of classic racing, capturing a significant moment in the sport's heritage.

  • Oil on Canvas.
  • Inspired by a Black and White Photograph.
  • Painting of Bugatti Type 35s at Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco.
  • Bespoke Handmade Frame.

Width: 165 cm  |  Height: 120 cm

Item code: OP701-CF645303

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