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Catalog Number 10645-4394
Title Painting; John Falter, Military Scene
Object Name Painting
Description Oil on canvas. Painting of a military scene. In the foreground on the left is a truck parked beneath a tree. Four men are working in the truck. Two men are seated at a work station, one man is sitting on the back with the fourth standing at the rear looking at maps. To the right are shrubs and a decline to a body of water. A soldier is standing down the slope observing a temporary bridge constructed over the water which trucks and soldiers are moving along. In the distance, across the body of water, are hills. The moon is streaming light into the scene and is reflected by the water.
Year Range from 1940
Year Range to 1945
Culture American
Material Canvas/Oil Paint
Medium Oil
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA
Height (in) 20.563
Width (in) 40.125
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection