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Catalog Number 10645-4149
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; The Bombardier's Last Breath; Esquire
Object Name Print
Description Color offset lithograph on white paper. Front of paper features a painting by John Falter, "Bombardier's Last Breath," of an airplane scene featuring a bombardier slumped forward in his seat in front of a window. The man is wearing a leather jacket, uniform hat, and pants. One hand is bleeding and is pressed against a rectangular window in the bulkhead on the left. His parachute is lying to his right, the straps flapping in the breeze. The window has been shot out and moisture/wind is flying through it. Through the window a city is visible. A river runs through the city. Black/grey flak clouds are visible through the window. The painting is framed by a grey border. Printed below the image on the left corner is the black text: "Bombardier's Last Breath, painted especially for Esquire by John Falter."
Year Range from 1943
Year Range to 1944
Material Paper, Ink
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Esquire, Inc.
Place of Origin USA
Inscription Text John Falter
Height (in) 13.75
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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