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Catalog Number 10645-55
Title Drawing; John Falter; Ink; Bohemian Club Dixie Jazz Band
Object Name Drawing
Description Ink drawing on illustration board by John Falter. Ink drawing of cariactures of the Bohemian Club Dixie Jazz Band members. Ten males, heads only with one full figure playing the trombone on the right, drawn in profile or quarter turned to the left grouped together playing jazz instruments--two trumpets, a clarinet, bass, trombone, drums, piano, and banjo. Signed on the lower right by the artist. Notes are written on the edge of the drawing in graphite. The illustration board's manufacturing seal is printed on the back.
Culture American
Material Cardboard, Ink, Graphite
Medium Ink
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA
Inscription Text Lower Right: "Bohemian Club // Dixie Jazz Band"
Upper Right: "Gloomy Gus" with arrow toward head on far right
Lower Middle: "Black Plate // 10 3/8 Square"
Height (in) 26.438
Width (in) 26.813
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Sketch, Bohemian Club
History Cartoon of Bohemian Club Jazz Club. He (John Falter) played clarinet with them in San Francisco 1952-1956.
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection