[APOLLO 11]. PAUL CALLE. ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH FOR THE "FIRST MAN ON THE MOON" POSTAGE STAMP, SIGNED BY CALLE
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[APOLLO 11]. PAUL CALLE. ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH FOR THE "FIRST MAN ON THE MOON" POSTAGE STAMP, SIGNED BY CALLE

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

[APOLLO 11]. PAUL CALLE. ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH FOR THE "FIRST MAN ON THE MOON" POSTAGE STAMP, SIGNED BY CALLE

Estimate: 4,000 - 6,000 USD

Lot Sold:7,500USD

Lot Details

Description

PAUL CALLE

ORIGINAL PENCIL SKETCH FOR THE "FIRST MAN ON THE MOON" POSTAGE STAMP, 1969 


Pencil on paper, 14 by 11 inches, SIGNED lower right ("Paul Calle"). 


In 1962, Calle was among the first artists selected to participate in the NASA Art Program. While his involvement with NASA began with the Gemini missions, his best-known work remains the present image, which served as the design for the iconic "First Man on the Moon" U.S. postage stamp. 


PROVENANCE

Ex Paul Calle Collection


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