Vivid original color painting entitled "Coming Home" by Chris Butler, 14.25 x 19, signed in the lower right in blue paint, "Chris Butler, 1999." The artwork portrays an Apollo Command Module floating in the ocean after splashdown, awaiting the recovery ship in the distance. Double-matted and framed to an overall size of 22.5 x 27.5. In fine condition. Butler is an internationally renowned artist whose illustrations have appeared in publications ranging from the Times of London to Scientific American, and was the 2006 recipient of the Western Astronomical Association's G. Bruce Blair Medal for service to astronomy.
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