Take off from the Moon

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Credit Line

Gift of Norman Rockwell

Medium

Painting, gouache on board

Dimensions

  • 2-D - In Frame (H x W x D): 108.6 x 41.6cm (42 3/4 x 16 3/8 in.)
  • 2-D - Unframed (H x W): 92.1 x 23.5cm (36 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Date

1966

Physical Description

Take-off from the moon. Lunar module lifting off from the moon; realistic painting, the descent rocket stage is left behind, as well as the package of instruments in the foreground, Earth, and stars in the sky rather rocky lunar surface. Look Magazine Commission. Mr. Rockwell credits Pierre Mion for assisting with the painting

Type

ART-Paintings

Inventory Number

A19690279000

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