Sir Henry Birkin in a Bentley Blower


A specially commissioned original oil painting on canvas. Created by artist Liu Yingjie, inspired by a photograph of Sir Henry Birkin in a Bentley Blower at the French Grand Prix in 1930. Captures a significant moment in automotive racing history. Sir Henry  Birkin, one of the legendary "Bentley Boys," behind the wheel of the iconic Bentley Blower during the race.

The Bentley Blower, with its powerful supercharged engine, was a remarkable car that played a significant role in Bentley's racing heritage. Sir Henry Birkin was a prominent figure in the racing world. Known for his daring driving style and contributions additionally to Bentley's success in the early 20th century.

Liu Yingjie's interpretation brings to life the excitement and energy of the French Grand Prix in 1930. The painting reflects the dynamic nature of the race. The Bentley Blower speeding along the track, capturing the essence of the golden age of racing. The detailed brushwork and vibrant colours contribute equally to the painting's sense of movement and intensity.

This commissioned work serves as a tribute to Sir Henry Birkin and thus the iconic Bentley Blower. Celebrating their place in automotive and racing history. It is an ideal piece for fans of vintage racing, classic cars, and also those who appreciate the thrill of high-speed competition.

  • Oil on Canvas.
  • Sir Henry Birkin in a Bentley Blower.
  • Bespoke Handmade Frame.

Width: 137 cm  |  Height: 92.5 cm

Item code: OP702-737077000

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