Lot 27: Société La Française. ca. 1895
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: GEO. WEISS (1861-?) Size: 43 3/4 x 60 3/8 in./111.2 x 153.3 cm Imp. P. Dupont, Paris Founded in 1890 by Pierre-Victor Besse and Francis Trepier, Société La Française was both a brand of bicycle as well as the name of a championship cycling team sponsored by the company. Here, a young woman goes out for a night ride, the Tricoleur giving a guiding light for the road ahead. (bicycle, bike)
Condition Report: B/ Slight creasing; slight tears at folds.
Dimensions: 43 3/4 x 60 3/8 in./111.2 x 153.3 cm
Artist or Maker: GEO. WEISS (1861-?)
Date: ca. 1895