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Catalog Number 10645-151
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Temptation of a Hero; Esquire; November 1943
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. A print of the painting The Temptation of a Hero by John Falter, which features a pilot, Joe Foss, in the cockpit of an airplane. The view of the pilot is tilted and depicts the pilot working the controls and biting a cigar. Foss is wearing a helmet, goggles, yellow life vest, jumpsuit, and gloves with "Foss" written on them. Through the cockpit window a smoke cloud is visible behind the plane on the right. The painting is framed by a grey border. The title of the piece is printed beneath the image. The artist's signature is written on the side of the plane on the lower left. Printed beneath the lower left corner of the print is the manufacturer's name and date. Stamped on the back in black is Falter's address.
Date 11/01/1943
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1943
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; Esquire, Inc
Place of Origin USA
Makers mark "(c) Esquire, Inc., 1943"

Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 17.875
Width (in) 13.25
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Print
Event World War II
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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