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Catalog Number 10645-155
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Keeper of the Faith; Esquire; 1944
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper featuring a painting by John Falter, Keeper of the Faith, depicting a soldier crawling on an exposed deck of a ship fighting a fire with a waterhose. Through the hole a naval battle is visible with battleships burning, spotlights, tracers, and ships. The soldier is wearing a shirt, pants, boots, and a green helmet, and is on his knees pouring water onto a blaze on the right side of the painting. Smoke and fire roll on the right side and top 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 Falter's address is stamped on the upper right corner.
Date 1944
Year Range from 1944
Year Range to 1944
Culture American
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//Printed especially for esquire//Back:John Falter// 21 Summit St.//Philadelphia//Pa.19118
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 13.25
Width (in) 17.75
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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