Alberto Ascari Lancia D50 - Monaco Grand Prix 1955 / Grace Kelly

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Alberto Ascari Lancia D50 - Monaco Grand Prix 1955 / Grace Kelly
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After the last qualifications, Ascari pulls himself out of his Lancia D50. suddenly, Grace Kelly appears between incredulous pilots and mechanics. the beautifull actress holds her little Chihuahua in her right arm.
In the middle of the crowd, a bald little man scrutunizes the blond woman that will be one of his movie star. It's Alfred Hitchcock accompanied by Cary grant who is preparing his next thriller : "How to catch a thief". On the left you can spot Stirling Moss and mike Hawthorn who are good drivers but also well known philanderers !
The tittle of the painting is inspired by ascari's accident, when, losing control of his Lancia during the race, he dived with his car in the Harbour of monaco. rescued by a canoe, he claimed that he slept on a puddle of oil. But the truth …

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