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Over the Black Sea

Alexey Leonov1973

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Alexei Leonov painted this self-portrait after his 1965 spacewalk. It shows him orbiting above the Black Sea and is his most famous artwork, a statement of the complex relationship between a man and his planet.

Source: The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics
Credits: The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics © Alexei Leonov
Photo: State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO
Object no: L2014-4337

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  • Title: Over the Black Sea
  • Creator: Alexei Leonov
  • Date Created: 1973
  • Rights: © The Memorial Museum of Cosmonautics
  • Medium: Oil on canvas

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