Detailed original watercolor painting by Ed Hengeveld entitled ‘Noah’s Ark,’ 11.75 x 17.75, showing Jim Irwin finding Noah’s Ark on the lunar surface. Painting is signed in the lower left, “EH 2005.” In fine condition. Accompanied by a letter signed by Hengeveld describing the work, in part: “After returning from the Moon in 1971, Apollo-15 astronaut Jim Irwin spent the final years of his life searching for the remains of Noah’s Ark…painting this scene wasn’t easy. Apart from problems in deciding the right perspective, I didn’t have a clue how the Ark should look, or how big it should be in relation to Irwin. But after some research I think I managed to paint a reasonably convincing Ark.” RR Auction COA.
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