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John Philip Falter (1910-1982)
John Philip Falter (1910-1982)

Snowy Ambush

Details
John Philip Falter (1910-1982)
Snowy Ambush
signed 'John Falter' (lower left)
oil on paperboard laid down on board
24 x 22 1/8 in. (61 x 56.2 cm.)
Painted in 1959.
Provenance
(Possibly) Kenneth Stuart.
(Possibly) New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, Connecticut, gift from the above, 1975.
Marshall Henis Steppingstone Gallery, New York.
Acquired by the present owner from the above, 1989.
Literature
The Saturday Evening Post, January 24, 1959, cover illustration.
W. Reed, The Sanford Low Memorial Collection of American Illustration, New Britain, Connecticut, 1980, p. 23, illustrated (as Boys with Snowballs).
J. Cohn, Covers of the Saturday Evening Post, New York, 1995, p. 255, illustrated.

Lot Essay

The present work was published as the cover illustration of the January 24th, 1959 issue of The Saturday Evening Post. Please note the present lot includes a copy of this issue.

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