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    JOHN PHILIP FALTER (American 1910 - 1982)
    American West, 1974
    Tempera on board
    25 x 40 in.
    Signed lower center
    In the seventies and eighties, John Philip Falter turned his talents to historical and Western themes, and as a result, he was commissioned by the 3M Company to create a special series of paintings to commemorate the United States of America's Bicentennial. This series was titled From Sea to Shining Sea, and it numbered over 200 Western paintings, and placed an emphasis on the Westward migration of 1843 to 1880 from the Missouri River to the Rocky Mountains.

    John Falter was named by his peers in the Society of Illustrators to the Illustrators' Hall of Fame in 1976. He became a member of the National Academy of Western Art in 1978.

    Condition Report*: This piece has been framed to an overall size of 34 x 49 in., and the art is in Excellent condition.
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    Auction Dates
    October, 2008
    15th Wednesday
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