Freddy Maertens, 1976 & 1981 World Champion
Freddy Maertens “300” Signed Limited Edition Print
The image used on this lithograph was taken during the 1977 La Flèche Wallonne, a highly contested early-season Belgian one-day race.
Freddy Maertens is a Belgian cycling icon and widely considered one of the top riders of all time, distinguished by his exceptional victories during the 1970s and early 1980s. Renowned for his sprinting prowess, Maertens clinched the Tour de France Green Jersey in 1976, 1978, and 1981, showcasing his unparalleled speed and agility. Maertens was the overall winner of the Vuelta a España in 1977 and ended his career with 36 Grand Tour Stage wins. His dominance extended beyond stage races to one-day classics, where he secured victories in the Tour of Flanders, Paris-Nice, Gent-Wevelgem, and many more. Maertens’ stellar career includes two wins at the World Championships, where he earned the rainbow jersey in 1976 and 1981, further solidifying his status among the cycling greats.
The original photograph used for this lithograph is part of The Horton Collection archives. The photograph was carefully restored to remove dust, water stains, fingerprints, and other wear and tear.
Each print has been personally signed by Freddy Maertens and comes with a certificate of authenticity from The Horton Collection.
Lithograph printing was done by AMP Printing in Dublin, California, on Daiei TopKote 111-pound acid-free archival quality stock using a Heidelberg press.
Size 16 x 20 inches
Limited Edition of 300