Lot 5087: Color limited edition 21 x 29.5 print entitled 'The Hammer and the Feather,' limited to 650, signed in the lower border in pencil by the artist Alan Bean, and countersigned by Dave Scott. Nicely matted and framed to an overall size of 28.25 x 36.75. In fine condition. Accompanied by the original Greenwich Workshop COA. This beautiful print depicts Apollo 15 astronaut Dave Scott simultaneously dropping a geologic hammer and a falcon feather on the lunar surface, a moment that correctly proved Galileo's theory that all objects released together fall at the same rate regardless of mass. Oversized.
RR Auction's The Nasa Collection of Leon Ford Auction 455
Thursday, 25th June 2015
Estimate: $400 - 600
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