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    Chesley K. Bonestell (1888-1986) Original Unfinished Painting (c.mid-1950s or early 60s.).
    Later, unfinished re-creation from the dustjacket of The Conquest of Space, text by Willy Ley, paintings by Chesley Bonestell (Viking, 1949), which promised "A preview of the greatest adventure awaiting mankind."
    Oil and mixed media on canvas, approximately 31 x 33. Not signed.
    Bonestell's original version was also reproduced in Infinite Worlds - The Fantastic Visions of Science Fiction Art by Vincent Di Fate, pages 42 and 43.

    keywords: illustrator, sci-fi, rockets, adventure, fantasy, books, Destination Moon, astounding


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    July, 2003
    15th-20th Tuesday-Sunday
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