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Catalog Number 10645-153
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Private Who Led the Attack; Esquire; 1944
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Front of paper features a painting by John Falter, "The Private Who Led the Attack," feature four soldiers lying in the snow behind a snow bank firing on the enemy. On soldier is turned around in the snow, facing the other soldiers and yelling. In the distance is more snow and black figures lying in the snow. Snow capped mountains are visible in the background and on the edges of the painting. The painting is framed by a grey border. The title of the piece is printed beneath the painting. Credits are printed below the left and right corners of the painting. On the back of the paper is a blonde Vargas girl in a white shirt/dress yawning. Beside her is a poem by Phil Stack titled "Patriotic Gal." Credit to A. Vargas made below the woman and below the poem. Falter's address is stamped in the upper right corner.
Date 1944
Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1944
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.; Esquire, Inc.
Place of Origin USA
Makers mark Esquire, Inc., 1944 //The Private who led the attack by John Falter//Painted especially for Esquire. Back: John Falter// 21 summit St.//Philadelphia//Pa. 19118
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 17.75
Width (in) 13.188
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Stack, Phil
Vargas, Alberto
Other Name Print
Event World War II
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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