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ID: 500010488
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500010488

 
Record Type: Person
Bonestell, Chesley (American painter, illustrator, and matte artist, 1888-1986)

Note: Known for his matte paintings for Orson Welles's "Citizen Kane," for his artwork for science fiction films of the 1950s, and for a series of paintings that depicted views from outer space and extraterrestrial environments. He also created architectural drawings and paintings for the chief engineer of the Golden Gate Bridge, 1932-1937, and renderings for the facade of the Chrysler Building in New York City, under William Van Alen.

Names:
Bonestell, Chesley (preferred,V,index)
Chesley Bonestell (V,display)
Bonestell, Chesley K. (V)

Nationalities:
American (preferred)
British (modern)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
painter
illustrator
matte artist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  San Francisco (San Francisco county, California, United States) (inhabited place)
Died:  Carmel-By-The-Sea (Monterey county, California, United States) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
worked with ....  Van Alen, William  
....................  (American architect, 1888-1954) [500008375]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Bonestell, Chesley (I)

Biographies:
(American painter, illustrator, and matte artist, 1888-1986) ..... [VP Preferred]
(British artist, active 20th century) ..... [WCP]
(British artist, op.20th c.) ..... [WCI]
(British artist, active 1928) ..... [WL-Courtauld]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Bonestell, Chesley ........ [VP Preferred, WCI Preferred, WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
......................................  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (2008-)
......................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
......................................  Vaz and Barron, Invisible Art (2002)
......................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Bonestell, Chesley K. ........ [VP]
...........................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 14 December 2006
Chesley Bonestell ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
....................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules

Subject: ........ [Gallery Systems, VP, WCI, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (2008-)
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 14 December 2006
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n50042087
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n50042087
....................  Vaz and Barron, Invisible Art (2002)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
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