Astronomy

Astronomy Astronomy (painting)

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Astronomy
Science Museum Group
© The Board of Trustees of the Science Museum

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Painting [Astronomy] / Louis Duffy, 1953. Oil on paper; 31 x 62cm. Commissioned by the Science Museum. - Design sketch for a mural for the front entrance stairwell on the theme of "Astronomy"; depicts 200-inch telescope of Mount Palomar, with distant planets and configurations of the zodiac; design rejected in favour of that by A. R. Thomson.

Details

Category:
Art
Object Number:
1983-1124
Materials:
oil paint on paper
Measurements:
overall: 310 x 620 mm
type:
painting
credit:
Purchased (Louis C Duffy)