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Eugene Cernan (American, 1934-2017)

Auction:
3048M
Lot:
428
Sold for:
$308$250

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Auction:
American & European Works of Art - 3048M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 02, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Eugene Cernan (American, 1934-2017)
Sunstruck lunarscape, Station 9, EVA 3, Apollo 17, December 1972. Numbered 'NASA AS17-146-22445' (NASA MSC) in red on the recto u.l. margin. Vintage chromogenic print on fiber-based Kodak paper with 'A Kodak Paper' watermark on the verso, image size 7 1/8 x 7 in. (18.0 x 17.5 cm), unmatted.
Condition: Losses/repairs to u.r. corner, yellowing to sheet.

N.B. The photograph was taken near Van Serg Crater toward the East Massif and was sunstruck, overexposed by sunlight that leaked into the camera, giving a surreal pink color to the black lunar sky.
Estimate $400-600


The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.

Keywords

Kodak, Apollo 17, Chromogenic, Economy of the United States, Eugene Cernan, Outer space, Photographic processes, Recto and verso, Spaceflight, Van Serg

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