Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • John Philip Falter
    born: Plattsmouth, Nebraska, United States ; died: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Newsboy, 1951
  • Where object was made: United States
  • oil on canvas
  • Canvas/Support: 66 x 56 cm
    Canvas/Support: 26 x 22 1/16 in
  • Gift of the Saturday Evening Post
  • Not on display
  • 0000.0146
Label Text

Newspaper carrier riding a bicycle down a brick sidewalk on the left side. There are houses along the right side of the painting. There is a female figure in a blue robe on the porch and a tricycle in front of the white house on the right. There is a male figure leaning out of an upstairs window of the red house. There are two more figures in the background.