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L\'Enfer du Nord Hand Print, Large SizeL\'Enfer du Nord Hand Print, Large SizeL\'Enfer du Nord Hand Print, Large SizeL\'Enfer du Nord Hand Print, Large SizeL\'Enfer du Nord Hand Print, Large SizeL\'Enfer du Nord Hand Print, Large Size

L'Enfer du Nord Hand Print, Large Size

Price £44.99

Product Description

First run in 1896, Paris-Roubaix was initially conceived as a “leg loosener” for Bordeaux-Paris that, at the time, was considered the most important spring time race. Despite being half the distance of this race, Paris-Roubaix soon became an entity in itself on account of its sheer brutality. It quickly gained a diabolical reputation on account of the route traversing unpaved forest roads and cobblestone tracks that were often made all the worse due to the rain and wind that would batter the peloton as it swept in from the North Sea.

Now well established, it wasn’t until an enforced four year hiatus due to the First World War, which the race gained its most notorious and descriptive nickname “L’Enfer du Nord”. In 1919, six months after the Armistice, the race began its twentieth edition and followed the line of the Western Front. Passing through towns and countryside ravaged by war and death and entombed under grey, sombre skies one journalist penned the race as being in “the Hell of the North” and the nickname stuck ever since.

Today, years after the passing of the First World War, the peloton still has to combat much of the same terrain as it struggles across the infamous pave of northern France. Despite time easing the travesty of war there remains a spectre over this race that adds to its drama and cements its claim as the most important and toughest one day race on the calendar.

The perfect piece for any interior wall our "L'Enfer du Nord" original hand screen print is designed and produced here in our "Printworks". Printed on to 300gsm, rough, Bockingford watercolour paper in a waterbased ink this is a limited run of just 100 prints. Each print is signed by the artist and numbered individually guaranteeing authenticity.

The size of this "large" version of the print is full imperial / 762mm x 559mm / 30" x 22"

Please note that this print is supplied unframed and will be shipped, rolled, in a robust cardboard shipping tube, ready for mounting and framing within individual tastes and preferences.


Hand screen printed in black waterbased ink / Original Printworks artwork / 300gsm rough Bockingford watercolour paper / Limited to 100 pieces / Each piece is signed by the artist and individually numbered  / Completely designed and produced here in our Printworks


Keep in a dry, airy environment and out of direct sunlight


Large sized print: Full imperial / 762mm x 559mm / 30" x 22"

Sizing Guide

Ref: L'EnferPrintL Shipping Weight: 0.5kgs Stock Status: 9 Units in Stock

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