DescriptionChesley Bonestell (American, 1888-1986)
Straight Wall and Birt Crater, Man and the Moon interior illustration, 1961
Oil on board
16 x 19.75 in.
Signed lower left
From the Collection of Dr. Stuart David Schiff
This illustration depicts the Straight Wall and Birt Crater on the moon at sunset looking north. It was reproduced in Man and the Moon by Chesley Bonestell, plate XIX, 1961.
There appears to be minor surface grime; a couple possible hairline surface scratches, only visible in raking light; one small abrasion at center left edge due to frame wear; framed to an overall 17 x 20.75 inches.
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