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Catalog Number 10645-3906
Title Drawing; John Falter; Graphite; Illustration #2
Object Name Drawing
Description Graphite illustration on white paper for book jacket of Me'N'Steve depicting two boys standing next to each other with their arms draped over each other's shoulders. The boys are drawn from the front, standing in front of bicycle lying on the ground and a set of stairs in the background. The boy on the left has black hair and is wearing a white shirt with a black undershirt, shoes and pants. The boy on the right has white hair and is wearing a black jacket, shoes and pants.
On the cardboard are artist notes. Taped to the left and right of the drawing are scales. Butcher paper is taped onto the front for a cover. On the butcher paper notes are written including "Me'N'Steve // MacMillian." A note is written on the cover by Falter dated 1/5/73. Written on the board on the bottom edge is "Black H/T Highlight // 50 % Reduction."

Models for the characters were Falter's stepson Jay Wiley, and his friend Gordy Clark for "Steve."
Year Range from 1964
Year Range to 1965
Culture American
Material Paper, Graphite, Cardboard, Adhesive, Tape, Ink
Medium Graphite
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Place of Origin USA: Pennsylvania, Lansdale
Inscription Text JF
Height (in) 14.125
Width (in) 12
People Clark, Gordy
Wiley, Jay
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Drawing
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection
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