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Oldsmobile Design. R. H. GURR.

Oldsmobile Design

c. 1955. Mixed media on paper. Signed "Henry Gurr" Image size (including text): 15 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches. Framed. 22 3/4 x 26 3/4 inches.

R. H.Gurr worked for both Ford and Lincoln in Detroit during the early 1950's. He was the author of several books on the subject of auto design: "How to Draw the Car of Tomorrow" - 1952, and "Automobile Design: The Complete Styling Book" - 1955. At about that time he moved to California and got a job as a designer for Disney Land.

This handsome back view of an Oldsmobile 88 demonstrates many stylistic features of the period. in fact, it is a quintessential 1950's American car.

The Museum of Automobile Art & Design website.

Item #18795

Price: $2,750.00

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