Atom Bombing of Washington, D.C.; preparatory for "Washington Under the Bomb" in Collier's, October 27, 1951
Oil on paper laid on board
Overall: 16 5/8 x 32 5/8 in. ( 42.2 x 82.9 cm )
Landscape that depicts the devastation of nation's capital after the atomic blast; the bomb set many landmarks in D.C. on fire including the Pentagon; it also cracks many of the structures of many landmarks including the Capitol and the Washington Monument.
Gift of Chesley Bonestell
Signed and inscribed at lower left in oil: "Chesley Bonestell"
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