The american illustrator Chesley Bonestell was born 1 January 1888 in
San Francisco, California. He worked for the Illustrated London
News around 1922. As an architect (his formal training), he painted the ceiling of
the San Francisco Opera. He then
moved to the motion picture industry, beginning with the space
sets of Destination moon,
and then others.
He later worked as a space illustrator for many magazins.
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