BID NOW! Autographed sculpture of Jay Leno and Donald Osborne
This year, as part of their annual fundraising gala, the Audrain Automotive Museum is offering a unique piece of art to celebrate the work that Jay Leno and Donald Osborne have done for the Audrain. This sculpture will be exhibited during the Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week at the Gathering and Gala. For the first time ever, they are offering the opportunity to pre-bid as bidding will end during the live auction during the Museum Gala on Saturday October 1st! Help Audrain raise funds for their ongoing programming at the Musée de l’Automobile d’Audrain.
Created especially for the 2022 Audrain Newport Concours & Motor Week, this dynamic large-scale glazed clay sculpture depicts Audrain’s favorite odd couple, Jay Leno and Donald Osborne in all “Audrain Mansions & Motorcars” glory. Placed on either side of the 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Touring Berlinetta from the Audrain Collections, symbol of the Audrain Automobile Museum, they express the contrasting fashion approach of these two automotive friends and colleagues.
The detail with which the figures and the magnificent car are rendered is a marvel to behold – and the expressive spirit of Booth’s work lends a playful energy to this piece. The retail value of this sculpture would be $3,800.00. However, as a one-of-a-kind work of art, autographed by Leno and Osborne to the winning bidder, its value is far greater.
Proceeds from the sale benefit the Musée de l’Automobile d’Audrain, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.
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