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The Olympics (Ron Embleton)
The Magic of the Olympics: Paavo Nurmi Winning (Original)

The Magic of the Olympics: Paavo Nurmi Winning (Original) by The Olympics (Ron Embleton) at The Illustration Art Gallery

Ref: EmbletonOly04 (Click for LARGE picture)

Artist: Ron Embleton (biography)
Medium: Watercolour on Board
Size: 14" x 7" (350mm x 180mm)
Date: 1972

This is the original Watercolour painting by Ron Embleton.

Paavo Nurmi won the 1924 Paris Olympics Cross Country event 2 minutes clear of the next runner. Of 38 starters only 15 finished in the extreme heat (over 40 degrees Celsius) and other runners were in a daze or collapsed but Nurmi's tough training regime paid dividends.

Illustration for Look and Learn #546 1 July 1972. Note small tear in board right hand edge 3/4 inch, reflected in the price.

Price:  75.00
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The Olympics (Ron Embleton)

The Olympics (Ron Embleton)