Robert Falcucci Biography

Monaco 6 Avril 1930
One of the best and most dynamic views of the Monaco Grand Prix is this one for the second running, with a twilit view of Monte Carlo in the background. The winner that year was Rene Dreyfus, driving Bugatti T35B. The multitalented Falcucci--painter, decorator, illustrator, posterist--began his involvement with auto graphics at Renault but became best known for his Monaco poster designs of the 1930s. This is, in fact, the first real poster from this famed race: The poster for the first event, in 1929, contained only text. Est $6,000-$7000 PAIXXVIII may 1999