Tuesday, 1 February 2011
An atmospheric look at the Michel Dovaz collection at Villemaréchal & Château de Sanxet (Copyright Op de Weegh), plus footage from a European book launch in 2008. Thanks to the authors for sending us the footage!
The fate of the Sleeping Beauties
By Ard op de Weegh, Kay Hottendorff & Arnoud op de Weegh
The ‘Sleeping Beauties’ – an array of neglected Bugattis, Lancias, Ferraris, Alfa Romeos, Cords and Aston Martins on a rural French estate – have fascinated car lovers worldwide since 1983, when they were immortalised in a sequence of photographs taken by Herbert W Hesselmann. For 25 years, the full story behind the collection and its fate has remained untold ... until now. More info.