Large Jupiter globe, produced by the astronomical artist Ralph Turner probably in Sheridan, OR, 1974. Signed “RT 1974” at north pole. Airbrush and pastel on fiberglass cast globe, with triangular grid in black ink. Diameter 18 inches. Metal loop for hanging at top.
AN IMPOSING AND DETAILED HAND-PAINTED GLOBE, developed using photographs from Pioneer IX.
I featured this one a few weeks back but looks like it’s been in the headlines lately. For those of you looking for the perfect home, put this one on your list. Ten years after his death, Bob Hope’s 23,000 sq. ft. modernist lair by John Lautner is going on the block for a mere $50 million. A pittance! See listing here.