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Catalog Number 10645-1971
Title Print; John Falter; Offset Lithograph; Leafy Rivers; Reader's Digest; 1968
Object Name Print
Description Color print on white paper of John Falter's "Leafy Rivers." The print is reproduction of Falter's original painting on wood. The painting was to be used as a cover for Jessamyn West's novel of the same name. The texture of the wood painting is evident. The image is of a two-story farm house in the center of the painting with a wall cutaway to reveal a figure lying in a bed. A doctor stands at the foot of the bed next to an older woman and an older man. A younger man sits in a rocking chair next to the bed. A carriage sits in front of the house with a horse waiting. In the lower left corner is a pen with four pigs and a cow standing in the mud. A tree is drawn in the lower right corner. A barn lined with sunflowers are drawn in the upper left corner. Chickens stand outside the barn. A hay field with hay bails is visible behind the house in the background. Trees line the hay field. A fields with corn growing is visible in the upper right corner. A black horse stands in a pen on the right side of the house. A road winds around the house to the barn and pen. A dog stands next to the carriage. In the background is a blue sky. On the back of the print the title of the print, the artist, and the story and author the print is based of off is printed on the bottom edge. The sponsor is also printed beneath.
Material Paper, Ink, Graphite
Medium Offset Lithograph
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Reader's Digest
Inscription Text Painted on wood in this style.
Height (in) 6
Width (in) 4
People West, Jessamyn
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Print
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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