Post Artists: John Falter Captures American Moments

John Falter’s father once told his son he’d never be an artist until he’d put a cover on The Saturday Evening Post. Falter went on to make his dad proud – 122 times.

People ordering food and eating at a lunch counter.
(John Falter / SEPS)

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  1. Another great Post cover illustrator I’m glad to learn more about, including his World War II recruiting posters. He really had his own special style, and obviously loved the outdoors. Hopefully the boy holding the skunk got rid of his ‘special trophy’ before he got home, and his mother supervised some seriously needed hand washing here. Yikes!


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