Description

    JOHN CONRAD BERKEY (American, 1932-2008)
    Water Rockets, Popular Mechanics magazine story illustration, April 1996
    Casein and acrylic on board
    16 x 23 in. (image)
    Signed lower left

    This painting was published as a two page illustration (pages 52 & 53) in Popular Mechanics for Water Rockets by Gregory T. Pope, April 1996. "The countdown is on for the world's first blast-off from an oceangoing launch pad."


    Condition Report*:

    Faint linar abrasion on the bottom center of image and a 1-inch linear dent above. Small abrasion with light pigment loss on the upper right corner. Faint linear accretion on the upper left edge.  Matted to an overall size of 21.25 x 28 inches. Not framed.

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