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Catalog Number 10645-5807
Title Painting; John Falter; Oil; Louis Armstrong
Object Name Painting
Description Watercolor on paper. Portrait of Louis Armstrong, jazz trumpeter, of the head and shoulders quarter turned against a blue starry background. Armstrong occupies the lower half of the canvas and his mouth is open and he is smiling/singing. Armstrong is holding his trumpet on the left. The other hand is covered by a handkerchief. There are white paint splatters around Louis' head and continue toward the top and sides of the paper. Probably a study for painting 10645-31. Unsigned.
Year Range from 1970
Year Range to 1982
Material Paper, Watercolor Paint
Medium Watercolor Paint
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Height (in) 12
Width (in) 9
Depth (in) 1.25
People Armstrong, Louis
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Painting
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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