Modern Music Is Open For Bidding
Bidding Closes Thursday December 14
Home |Sitemap|Contact Us| Past Auctions  
 How to Bid   Register to Bid   Auctions   Consign   About US   Featured Lots 

Item 548 - Alan Bean Catalog 419 (Nov 2013)

Back To Previous Page
(we are no longer accepting bids on this item)
Minimum Bid: $200.00
Sold Price: $5,160.00 (includes buyer's premium)

Description


Extraordinary original pencil sketch by Alan Bean, 19.25 x 18, signed at the bottom in pencil, “Final drawing for ‘Reaching for the Stars,’ Alan Bean, April ’97, Houston, Texas.” Bean’s final study for the enormous mural he painted in the entrance hall of the United States Astronaut Hall of Fame. The drawing includes the original guide lines Bean drew while in the process of creating the drawing, as well as notations in his hand regarding measurements of the final mural. Attractively triple-matted and framed to an overall size of 27.25 x 26. In fine condition. Accompanied by a printed description of the painting, signed in blue felt tip, “Alan Bean, Artist/Moonwalker, Apollo 12,” in part: “In one sense this is a painting of a universal astronaut, symbolizing everyone who flew in Mercury, Gemini, Apollo, Skylab, and Apollo-Soyuz…I painted this astronaut, this star sailor, to represent the best in each of us, what we can accomplish, who we can be, if we will create the courage and determination to move in the direction of our dreams.” Pre-certified Steve Zarelli and RR Auction COA.

Terms and abbreviations used in our descriptions.


You must be a registered user and logged in to view Past Auction Item Images

If you do not currently have an account, click here to go to our secure registration page.

Important Information


Tips For Consignors

Auctions

For a complete list of auction beginning and ending dates, check our dates and deadlines page.