Paris/Peking (2 piece suite)

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  Medium: serigraph
  Image size: 29 1/2" x 19 1/2" each piece
  Edition size: 250
  Numbered Proofs: 39
  Non-Numbered Proofs: 21
  Total Edition size: 310
  Number of colors: 16
  Year printed: 1988
  Atelier: Caza, Saint Ouen L'Aumone
  Current Price/suite: $ 880 Last price on secondary mkt.
The Paris-Peking-Paris air race has been called the greatest air race in the world. It was truly an amazing aeronautical undertaking. Seventeen single and small twin-engine aircraft took off on February 28, 1987. All seventeen returned on March 27. A distance of 35,000 km was covered and 19 countries traversed.
This two piece suite was done to commemorate the race and to subsidize the entry of a friend of Authouart.
These colorful serigraphs were soon adopted as a symbol of the race and presented to national leaders and heads of state, including Deng Xiaoping the president of China, at all the various points of call.

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