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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
1948 Carnegie
The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Painting in the United States, October 14–December 12, 1948, no. 44.
1949 NAD II
National Academy of Design, New York, 124th Annual Exhibition II, 1949, no. 92, awarded Anonymous Landscape Prize.
1951 PAFA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Regional Exhibition of Oil Painting and Sculpture, March–April 1951.
1953 American Academy Arts & Letters
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, Exhibition of Works of Newly Elected Members, May, 1953.
1956 Woodmere
Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Paintings by John F. Folinsbee and Peter Cook with Sculpture by Charles Chase, February 12–March 4, 1956, no. 12.
1959 Century
Century Association, New York, John Folinsbee, February, 1959.
1959 Farnsworth
William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, John Folinsbee, July 17–September 14, 1959, no. 10.
1968 Art Association Harrisburg
Art Association Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, John Folinsbee and Charles Rudy, February 4–24, 1968.
1973 Century
The Century Association, New York, A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, 1973, no. 20, lent by Mrs. John Folinsbee.
2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila
Woodmere Art Museum, John Folinsbee and American Modernism, November 6, 2010–March 6, 2011 (Jensen 2010).
Published References
Devree 1949
Devree, Howard. "Academy of Design Gives Art Awards." New York Times, November 10, 1949, p. 62.
Vose 1972
Appraisal of Pictures, Estate of John F. Folinsbee, June 20, 1972. Boston: Vose Galleries, 1972, #404.
Cook 1994
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 31, color ill.
Jensen 2013
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. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=040 (accessed on January 17, 2020).