A 1973 Porsche 911S 2.4-litre Coupé, owned for more than 30 years by ‘father of pop art’ Richard Hamilton, will be offered at Bonhams Festival of Speed Sale, taking place on 26 June in Goodwood, Chichester. Hamilton thought that the car’s shapely curves were a ‘perfect’ design. Purchased new by Hamilton in 1973, it remained with the artist for three decades before passing it into the care of his son. It remained in his possession until spring 2013, after which the Porsche was subject to a two-year sympathetic restoration, completed to concours standard by one of Europe’s leading companies, Clarke & Carter. It is now offered at an estimate of £250,000-300,000. “Hamilton said that he would only paint things he felt he could improve upon, and he reportedly said that his Porsche 911 featured here was such a perfect design, that he couldn’t improve it in any way. Unadorned by spoilers or unsightly

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