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The White Dame

An early morning test drive of Maserati’s first series produced Gran Turismo, shortly after its world premiere at the 1957 Salon International de l’Automobile de Genève, must have been a sight to behold.

The lucky few who witnessed the achingly beautiful 3500GT out on one of its very first test runs through Modena that day were given a fleeting glimpse of what would quickly become a firm favourite amongst Italy’s celebrities and business leaders of the time.

Indeed, timing was everything. Seventy years ago, ‘The White Dame’, as the early 3500GT prototype was known, represented style, success and romance in the post-war economic boom. A symbol of hope and prosperity in the moment – but a masterpiece in any era.

The elegant car not only marked Maserati’s entry into the growing grand tourer market, it also set a new benchmark for long distance travel, which many of the other top marques would soon aim to keep up with.

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Fine Art Prints by Automobilist

The White Dame

The White Dame

An early morning test drive of Maserati’s first series produced Gran Turismo, shortly after its world premiere at the 1957 Salon International de l’Automobile de Genève, must have been a sight to behold.

The lucky few who witnessed the achingly beautiful 3500GT out on one of its very first test runs through Modena that day were given a fleeting glimpse of what would quickly become a firm favourite amongst Italy’s celebrities and business leaders of the time.

Indeed, timing was everything. Seventy years ago, ‘The White Dame’, as the early 3500GT prototype was known, represented style, success and romance in the post-war economic boom. A symbol of hope and prosperity in the moment – but a masterpiece in any era.

The elegant car not only marked Maserati’s entry into the growing grand tourer market, it also set a new benchmark for long distance travel, which many of the other top marques would soon aim to keep up with.

Magic behind our work

RESEARCH AND CONCEPT

Every image we create is based on a real-life historical event, so to assure accuracy, we put in long hours of research to piece together every little detail.
The White Dame research and concept phase

3D MODELLING AND 3D SCANNING

Once the concept is established, a 3D model is created using computer-generated imagery. Studying every piece of reference material available, Automobilists’ artists, then, digitally rebuild the vehicle from scratch, slowly constructing layer upon layer with painstaking detail – even down to the last coat of paint.
The White Dame 3d modelling of the cars with 3D scan technology

PHOTOSHOOT

With pre-production complete, it’s time to go on-location and start shooting photographs. This stage can last for several days and involves crews of up to 70 people, depending on the concept. The highest grade of professional equipment is used to ensure the highest quality and resolution images, and extensively detailed sets are also built when required.
The White Dame photoshoot of drivers, cars and actors to achieve the highest quality image

PRINT TECHNOLOGY

We only use the very best Epson fine art printers, and premium Hahnemühle paper due to its fine texture, which guarantees long-lasting colour and saturation.
The White Dame poster and fine art printing technology

AUTHENTICITY

Each Fine Art print is special and carries a unique number. Medium and Large Fine Arts are also accompanied by a certificate of authenticity.
The White Dame authentic and comes with certificate of authenticity plaque

WORLDWIDE DELIVERY

We ship all medium and large artworks worldwide. Framed artworks are heavy and fragile, please contact us for appropriate shipping and handling options.
The White Dame shipping crates with fragile and protected packages to ship worldwide

FRAMING

Our framed options comprise a dark brown hand-made oak frame with an embossed matt, anti-reflective glass and adequate packaging for safe transportation. Individual framing options are available upon request.
The White Dame being framed by professional framers and the highest quality woods

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