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SOKOLOV, ANDREI
"НА СПУТНИКЕ МАРСА" [ON THE SATELLITE OF MARS], CIRCA 1967
Estimate
4,5005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,625 USD
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SOKOLOV, ANDREI
"НА СПУТНИКЕ МАРСА" [ON THE SATELLITE OF MARS], CIRCA 1967
Estimate
4,5005,000
LOT SOLD. 5,625 USD
JUMP TO LOT

Details & Cataloguing

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SOKOLOV, ANDREI
"НА СПУТНИКЕ МАРСА" [ON THE SATELLITE OF MARS], CIRCA 1967
Acrylic on board, 15 ½ by 24 inches, matted, glazed, and framed to 27 by 35 inches. 
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Literature

ILLUSTRATED: A. Sokolov & A. Leonov, Ждите нас, звёзды! [Stars, wait for us!], 1981.

Catalogue Note

A wonderful Soviet-era conceptual piece, painted just two years before the first lunar landing during the Apollo missions. Sokolov depicts two cosmonauts preparing for a rocket launch to the planet Mars, from a Cosmodrome set up on Phobos, the closer of Mars' two satellites.

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