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Catalog Number 10645-3735
Title Painting; John Falter; Acrylic on Transparency; Life on the Prairie
Object Name Painting
Description Acrylic painting on transparency. The transparency is taped to a lithograph of "Life on the Prairie" by Currier and Ives. The transparency and lithograph are taped to a piece of white Bainbridge cardboard. The color lithograph depicts two hunters on horses chasing and firing on a bison. The scene is set against grass covered hills and a blue sky. In the background bison are running away and a third hunter chases after bison. One hunter is wearing buckskin and the other is wearing a red shirt and buckskin pants. Both carry guns. The transparency has an acrylic painting of a woman in a pink and green dress riding a bison. The bison has its tongue hanging out and eyes wide. On the bottom of the print are the maker's and the manufacturer's marks as well as the title. Artist notes are written along the bottom in graphite.
Year Range from 1961
Year Range to 1962
Material Transparency, Acrylic, Paper, Ink, Cardboard, Tape, Graphite
Medium Acrylic on Transparency
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Lansdale
Inscription Text The Buff Hunt - // Lady Godiva on Buffalo- remove guns // other "" mounted with Godivas.
Height (in) 12.188
Width (in) 17.063
People Currier, Nathaniel
Ives, James Merritt
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Painting
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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