Space Exploration

Sotheby's
New York

Datum der Auktion: 29.11.2018

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Bonestell, Chesley — Adams, Ansel

Bonestell, Chesley — Adams, Ansel PHOTOGRAPHIC PORTRAIT OF CHESLEY BONESTELL BY ANSEL ADAMS, CIRCA 1980, SIGNED BY BOTH BONESTELL AND ADAMS, WITH A TYPED LETTER SIGNED FROM ADAMS TO FREDERICK C. DURANT III, 19 DECEMBER 1983 Large silver gelatin photograph, 10 by 13 ½ inches, mounted, mount signed

Los #: 1

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Bonestell, Chesley

Bonestell, Chesley STUDY FOR "SATURN SEEN FROM TITAN" CIRCA 1959(?) Oil and graphite on board, 7 by 9 inches (sight), signed " Chesley Bonestell" lower right in ink, 12 vertical and 9 horizontal graphite grid lines with alphanumeric numbering imposed over the composition, "Chesley Bonestell" stamped

Los #: 2

Schätzpreis: 7.500 $ - 8.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Bonestell, Chesley

Bonestell, Chesley STUDY FOR "ACROSS THE SPACE FRONTIER" DEPICTING THE ARISTILLUS AND AUTOLYCUS CRATERS, CIRCA 1950 Pen, ink, and lithographic pencil on scratch board, 12 by 14 ¾ inches (sight), signed " Chesley Bonestell" lower right. Captioning in pencil to back of frame in Hulda Bonestell's hand

Los #: 3

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Bonestell, Chesley

Bonestell, Chesley "HALLEY'S COMET, CHINA 240 BC," 1960 Oil on artist's board, 16 by 15 inches (sight), signed " Chesley Bonestell " lower left in ink. Extended approximately 1 inch along the bottom edge with a joined piece of artist's board, small crease to upper left corner. Multiple labels and

Los #: 4

Schätzpreis: 7.500 $ - 8.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Bonestell, Chesley

Bonestell, Chesley "FANTASY OF VENUS," 1960 Oil on artist's board, 12 by 13 inches (sight), signed " Chesley Bonestell " lower right in pencil, graphite border to extreme edges of painting, captioning in pencil to back of frame in Hulda Bonestell's hand: " Fantasy of Venus | [Columbia Record Club

Los #: 5

Schätzpreis: 6.500 $ - 7.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Bonestell, Chesley

Bonestell, Chesley "FANTASY OF NEPTUNE," CIRCA 1960 Oil on artist's board, 11 ¾ by 13 inches (sight), signed " Chesley Bonestell " lower right ink, caption in pencil to back of frame in Hulda Bonestell's hand: " Fantasy of Neptune | 1961 | Oil on artboard | [Think prob. never published] ". Matted

Los #: 6

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Miller, Ron

Miller, Ron "SATURN AS SEEN FROM TITAN", 1972 Acrylic on board, 20 by 15 inches, twice signed " Ron Miller " lower right in pencil, inscribed on the verso in Miller's hand: " Saturn as seen from Titan, for Fred and Pip Durant from Ron Miller 1973." Matted and framed to 31 ½ by 26 ¾ inches

Los #: 7

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 2.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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SOKOLOV, ANDREI

SOKOLOV, ANDREI "САТУРН НА ТИТАНЕ" [SATURN ON TITAN], CIRCA 1959 Acrylic on canvas 27 ½ by 16 (sight), framed to 33 by 21 ½ inches

Los #: 8

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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SOKOLOV, ANDREI

SOKOLOV, ANDREI "НА ОРБИТЕ ВОКРУГ ЛУНЫ" [IN ORBIT AROUND THE MOON], CIRCA 1971 Acrylic on paper over orgalit with spacecraft overlaid onto background and glazed over, 11 by 14 ¼ inches (sight), matted, glazed and framed to 22 ½ by 26 inches. Verso signed in Russian " А К СОКОЛОВ" [A.K. Sokolov

Los #: 9

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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SOKOLOV, ANDREI

SOKOLOV, ANDREI "ЛУННЫЙ МАРАФОНЕЦ" [LUNAR "MARATHON"], CIRCA 1972 Acrylic on orgalit over board, 16 ¼ by 10 ½ inches (sight), matted, glazed, and framed to 28 ½ by 23 inches

Los #: 10

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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SOKOLOV, ANDREI

SOKOLOV, ANDREI "НА СПУТНИКЕ МАРСА" [ON THE SATELLITE OF MARS], CIRCA 1967 Acrylic on board, 15 ½ by 24 inches, matted, glazed, and framed to 27 by 35 inches

Los #: 11

Schätzpreis: 4.500 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Ellis, Charles F.

Ellis, Charles F. SATURN A-1 ROCKET, CIRCA 1959 Acrylic and gouache on board, 17 ½ by 12 ½ inches (sight), signed " Charles F. Ellis" in ink at lower right. Matted and framed to 29 by 24 inches

Los #: 12

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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McCall, Robert

McCall, Robert "MAN'S FIRST VOYAGE TO THE MOON." ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR DR. WERNHER VON BRAUN'S ARTICLE "WHAT THE APOLLO 8 MOON FLIGHT REALLY DID FOR US" IN POPULAR SCIENCE, MARCH 1969 Acrylic, gouache, and pen on board, 18 by 25 ½ inches, signed " McCall " on the lower left; some very minor wear to

Los #: 13

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 9.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Rockwell, Norman

Rockwell, Norman "THE FINAL IMPOSSIBILITY: MAN'S TRACKS ON THE MOON," 1969 Oil on panel, 8 by 12 ¾ inches (20.3 by 32.4 cm), signed " My best wishes to / F.C. Durant III sincerely Norman Rockwell " (lower left

Los #: 14

Schätzpreis: 50.000 $ - 60.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Bean, Alan

Bean, Alan "A NICE PLACE TO VISIT", CIRCA 1972 Acrylic over texturized modeling medium on board, 27 ½ by 21 ½ inches, signed " Alan Bean " lower left. Matted and framed to 29 ½ by 23 ½ inches

Los #: 15

Schätzpreis: 20.000 $ - 30.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Bean, Alan

Bean, Alan "MY BROTHER, JIM IRWIN", COPYRIGHT DATE 1993, COMPLETED 1999 Acrylic over modeling medium on aircraft plywood, 18 by 14 ¼ inches, signed "A lan Bean © '93" lower right , modeling medium texturized with a moon boot and Bean's flown geology hammer, with tiny FLOWN bits of the Apollo 12

Los #: 16

Schätzpreis: 30.000 $ - 50.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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SAUERWEIN, G.

SAUERWEIN, G. "UFO ABDUCTION OUTSIDE VREDENBURG S. AFRICA (ONE SURVIVOR)", MAY 21, 1951 Acrylic on artist's board, 18 by 15 inches, captioned to verso in pencil, with comment " Color & Comp" perhaps meaning color and composition

Los #: 17

Schätzpreis: 2.500 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Maurice Loewy and Pierre Puiseux

Maurice Loewy and Pierre Puiseux PHOTOGRAPHIE LUNAIRE, MAGINUS — ORONTIUS — HELL, OBSERVATOIRE DE PARIS, 4 MARCH 1895 Large photographic reproduction, 31 by 31 inches (sight), bearing the printed captions in the margins: " Grand Equatorial Coude, Observatoire de Paris, Diamètre Lunaire 2m77

Los #: 18

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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[Solar Eclipse 29 May 1919]

[Solar Eclipse 29 May 1919] TWO PHOTOGRAPHS AFTER THE GLASS PLATE POSITIVE EXECUTED BY SIR ARTHUR EDDINGTON'S EXPEDITION IN SOBRAL, BRAZIL DURING THE 29 MAY 1919 ECLIPSE Two photographic prints (each 5 by 7 inches) on textured paper. Image lifting at edges of one print with accompanying minor

Los #: 19

Schätzpreis: 2.000 $ - 3.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Lunar Orbiter 1

Lunar Orbiter 1 MAN'S FIRST LOOK AT THE EARTH FROM THE MOON, 23 AUGUST 1966 Large photographic print, 35 ½ by 90 ½ inches, Lunar Orbiter images I-102H-1 & 2, some scattered minor creasing and discoloration, matted and framed to 47 ¾ by 102 ½ inches

Los #: 20

Schätzpreis: 25.000 $ - 35.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Lunar Orbiter I

Lunar Orbiter I TRIPTYCH SHOWING MAN'S FIRST LOOK AT THE EARTH FROM THE MOON, 23 AUGUST 1966 Three large silver gelatin prints, each 16 by 20 inches, bearing the printed text, " Lunar Orbiter I High-Resolution Frame 102H. Far Side" and " Part [ A, B , and C ] " respectively. Part C significantly

Los #: 21

Schätzpreis: 10.000 $ - 15.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Lunar Orbiter Program

Lunar Orbiter Program A COLLECTION OF 13 VINTAGE LUNAR ORBITER PRINTS, INCLUDING "THE PICTURE OF THE CENTURY" — OBLIQUE VIEW INTO THE HEART OF CRATER COPERNICUS, 24 NOVEMBER 1966 13 silver gelatin photographs, including Lunar Orbiter images I-007-008-Med, II-075-Med, II-162-H2-H3, and others, each

Los #: 22

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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LUNAR ORBITER IV

LUNAR ORBITER IV THE NEAR SIDE OF THE MOON, 24 MAY, 1967 Telephoto panorama, 66 ½ by 18 ½ inches, comprising 10 silver gelatin prints joined of Lunar Orbiter image IV-177H 1-3. Printed on vintage Kodak watermarked paper

Los #: 23

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 7.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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LUNAR ORBITER V

LUNAR ORBITER V THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON, 6 AUGUST 1967 Telephoto panorama, made up of three silver gelatin contact prints, each 23 ¾ by 20 inches, of Lunar Orbiter image V-015H 1-3. The total Length of the triptych: 181.5 cm (71.5 inches

Los #: 24

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 8.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Viking Orbiter

Viking Orbiter HAND MOSAIC OF MARS, CIRCA 1979 6 silver gelatin prints mounted, PICNOs 204S 52-62 (even only), 3 ½ by 18 ¾ inches overall

Los #: 25

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 3.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Viking Orbiter

Viking Orbiter HAND MOSAIC OF MARS, CIRCA 1979 12 silver gelatin prints mounted, PICNOs 269S 21-32, 8 ½ by 18 ½ inches overall. Small piece of surface coating present but lifting from paper of one print, approximately 5 by 10 mm

Los #: 26

Schätzpreis: 3.500 $ - 4.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Viking Orbiter

Viking Orbiter HAND MOSAIC OF MARS, CIRCA 1979 16 silver gelatin prints mounted, PICNOs 776A 61-76, 8 by 29 inches overall. Some minor creasing and discoloration to a few prints, hairline tear vertically through one

Los #: 27

Schätzpreis: 4.000 $ - 4.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Viking Orbiter

Viking Orbiter HAND MOSAIC OF MARS, CIRCA 1979 35 silver gelatin prints mounted, PICNOs [Unidentified] 2-36, approximately 8 by 48 ½ inches overall, small loss to one print, sympathetically colored in with graphite

Los #: 28

Schätzpreis: 6.000 $ - 7.500 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Viking Orbiter

Viking Orbiter HAND MOSAIC OF MARS, CIRCA 1979 17 silver gelatin prints mounted, PICNOs 627A 21-37, 10 by 34 inches overall, with scientific plotting in red and blue ink to 9 prints, some light creasing to a few prints

Los #: 29

Schätzpreis: 5.000 $ - 6.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018

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Viking Orbiter S RINGS 35004.22 0026S1+002, and S RINGS 34996.46 1370S1+001

Viking Orbiter S RINGS 35004.22 0026S1+002, and S RINGS 34996.46 1370S1+001 A MOSAIC OF 124 SILVER-GELATIN PRINTS REPRESENTING SATURN'S RINGS, PHOTOGRAPHED BY VOYAGER 1, 1979 124 black and white silver gelatin prints (each: 3 ½ by 3 ½ inches, mosaic approximately 36 ¾ by 30 inches overall), with

Los #: 30

Schätzpreis: 3.000 $ - 5.000 $

Datum: 29.11.2018