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Catalog Number 10645-35
Title Painting; John Falter; Oil; The Temptation of a Hero; Esquire; November 1943; Framed
Object Name Painting
Description Oil on canvas. Painting of a pilot, Joe Foss, seated inside a cockpit tilted to the left. The pilot is wearing a helmet, goggles perched on his helmet, a yellow life vest and a white jumpsuit. The pilot's face, headgear, vest, clothing, and instrument panel are rendered in detail. Behind the pilot is the metal of his seat, and the glass hood effectively framing the pilot. He is chomping on a cigar in his mouth; his furrowed brow and expression suggest anxiety. Visible through the window is a cloud of smoke. The artist's signature is in the lower right corner next to the joystick depicted in the painting. Framed.
Date 1943
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1943
Material Canvas, Oil Paint
Medium Oil
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA
Height (in) 37.25
Width (in) 30.25
Depth (in) 1.625
People Foss, Joe
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Event WWII
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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