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Catalog Number 10645-4556
Title Drawing; John Falter; Charcoal, Watercolor
Object Name Drawing
Description Charcoal drawing with watercolor shading on paper. Drawing of a topless forlorn woman wearing pants and shackles sitting in the foreground on a rug among jars and baskets. In the background three men wearing robes, head scarves, and sandals are arguing. One man is seated, on the left, and the other two are standing to the right. In the distance are buildings and a man walking with a mule. Notes are written on the bottom of the drawing in graphite.
Date 1931
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1931
Material Paper, Charcoal, Watercolor, Graphite
Medium Charcoal, Watercolor
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA: New York, Pelham
Inscription Text Lower Left: "Grand Central Art School - Class of Mahorie Young - 1931"

Lower Right: "title - the Giant slave girl & the short bidder- "or Selling Short""
Height (in) 18.875
Width (in) 25.063
People Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Drawing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection