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Catalog Number 10645-5613
Title Drawing; John Falter; Graphite; More to Picture Than Meets the Eye
Object Name Drawing
Description Graphite on white stationery paper. Drawing of people with frames drawn framing their heads. On the upper left is a bride and groom with a frame over their heads. The groom is standing on a box to appear the same height as the bride. To the right is a woman with a framed head. Below the frame the woman is standing with crossed legs. To the right is a framed cowboy holding a pistol and the reigns of a horse. Below the frame is the wooden body of a headless horse. To the right is a framed boy singing with a choir. Below the frame the boy's choir robes are tucked into the back of his pants. On the lower left is a framed boy wearing a helmet. Below the frame is the boy's half erased body wearing a suit. To the right are two framed drawings of a woman's head with curly hair. To the right is a framed tigers snarling face. Above the frame is the tiger's skin as a rug. Notes are written on the top of the page. On the back is a drawing of a frame. Printed on the top edge in red ink is the stationery letterhead: "John Falter R.D. 2 Lansdale PA."
Date 1979
Material Paper, Graphite, Ink
Medium Graphite
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Lansdale
Height (in) 7.25
Width (in) 10.5
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Drawing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection