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Classification: painting »
Theme: landscape »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
River Wall
Oil on canvas
32 x 42 in. (81.28 x 106.68 cm)
Signed lower left: John Folinsbee
Private collection
Private collection
The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Painting in the United States, October 14–December 12, 1948, no. 44.
National Academy of Design, New York, 124th Annual Exhibition II, 1949, no. 92, awarded Anonymous Landscape Prize.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Regional Exhibition of Oil Painting and Sculpture, March–April 1951.
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, Exhibition of Works of Newly Elected Members, May, 1953.
Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Paintings by John F. Folinsbee and Peter Cook with Sculpture by Charles Chase, February 12–March 4, 1956, no. 12.
Century Association, New York, John Folinsbee, February, 1959.
William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, John Folinsbee, July 17–September 14, 1959, no. 10.
Art Association Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, John Folinsbee and Charles Rudy, February 4–24, 1968.
The Century Association, New York, A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, 1973, no. 20, lent by Mrs. John Folinsbee.
Woodmere Art Museum, John Folinsbee and American Modernism, November 6, 2010–March 6, 2011 (Jensen 2010).
Published References
Devree, Howard. "Academy of Design Gives Art Awards." New York Times, November 10, 1949, p. 62.
Appraisal of Pictures, Estate of John F. Folinsbee, June 20, 1972. Boston: Vose Galleries, 1972, #404.
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 31, color ill.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 113, color ill.; p. 210, color plate 50; p. 271, cat entry.
Record last updated March 11, 2019. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. "River Wall, 1947 (JFF.040)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed on September 21, 2020).