Lot 101

Amelia Island 2023

5 Miles to the Gallon by Stanley Wanlass, 1988

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$42,000 USD | Sold

United States Flag | Amelia Island, Florida

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  • Stanley Wanlass
  • Bronze with painted highlights; mounted on a marble and walnut base
  • Dimensions: 18 in. x 29 in. x 15.5 in.

5 Miles to the Gallon is an original Brass Era depiction by sculptor Stanley Wanlass of an early-era young man and his lady friend and their collie in search of gasoline. The bronze sculpture features a detailed base with several scenes of the same couple speeding along joyously prior to their running out of gas, and even parking under a full moon! This hand-painted polychrome bronze on a marble and walnut base was created by the artist in 1988 as a limited series of 35 examples.