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Catalog Number 10645-1981
Title Painting; John Falter; Tempera
Object Name Painting
Description Tempera on cardboard. Painting of clothing shop, George Falter's clothing store in Falls City, Nebraska, and of George Falter assisting patrons select a suit for a young man. Tempera is in shades of grey. Four patrons in the store, two ladies, an older man seated holding a coat, and a younger man standing in a pin striped suit. Falter is in a black suit and is sitting on his haunches measuring/adjusting the pants on the man. One lady standing beside the man is holding up the matching jacket. The second woman is standing behind her. Discarded suits are piled on a table on the left. Shelves line the walls and pictures of suits hang on the walls above the shelves. A note is left by John Falter in pen on the lower right of the painting.
Date circa 1936
Year Range from 1936
Year Range to 1936
Material Cardboard, Tempera, Ink
Medium Tempera
Artist Falter, John P.
Made Falter, John P.
Makers mark Dad in his Clothing Dept
Falls City Nebr.
Selling a suit
Inscription Text JF
Height (in) 10
Width (in) 10.125
People Falter, George H.
Falter, John Philip, 1910-1982
Other Name Painting
Credit line John P. Falter, Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania
Collection Falter, John P. Collection