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Classification: painting »
Theme: landscape »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
JFF.041
Maine Moonlight
1950
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee
Private collection
Provenance
Ruth Baldwin Folinsbee.
Private collection
Exhibitions
The Century Association, New York, Artist Members Exhibition, November, 1950, Century Association Medal.
The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, District of Columbia, 22nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, April 1–May 13, 1951, no. 77.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 147th Annual Exhibition, January 20–February 24, 1952, no. 409.
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, Exhibition of Works of Newly Elected Members, May, 1953.
Audubon Artists, National Academy of Design, New York, 11th Annual Exhibition, 1953.
Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Paintings by John F. Folinsbee and Peter Cook with Sculpture by Charles Chase, February 12–March 4, 1956, no. 17.
Century Association, New York, John Folinsbee, February, 1959.
William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, John Folinsbee, July 17–September 14, 1959, no. 7.
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. 23, ill., 13 (b/w), lent by Mrs. John Folinsbee.
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, Memorial Exhibition for Eugene Berman, Philip Evergood, John Folinsbee, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Jacques Lipchitz, Franklin Watkins, March 8–April 7, 1974, no. 12, ill.
Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, John F. Folinsbee, 1977, no. 5.
Western Electric Gallery, John Folinsbee, A Retrospective, 1980.
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, The Paintings of John Folinsbee, October 30, 1982–January 9, 1983, no. 39.
Washington Art Association, Washington, Connecticut, John Folinsbee Retrospective, 1984, no. 53.
St. Botolph Club, Boston, John F. Folinsbee, 1986, no. 18.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 14.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Earth, River, and Light: Masterworks of Pennsylvania Impressionism, 2004. Traveled to: Florence Griswold Museum, 2003. Leigh Yawkey Woodson Museum, 2003. Greenville County Museum of Art, 2004 (Curatorial Assistance Traveling Exhibitions).
Published References
Appraisal of Pictures, Estate of John F. Folinsbee, June 20, 1972. Boston: Vose Galleries, 1972, #402.
Cook, Peter G. A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, Presented by the Century Association. The Century Association, 1973. Exhibition catalogue, p. 13, b/w ill.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Memorial Exhibition for Eugene Berman, Philip Evergood, John Folinsbee, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Jacques Lipchitz, Franklin Watkins. New York, 1974. Exhibition catalogue, p. [11], b/w ill.
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. Philadelphia: Newman Galleries, 1977. Exhibition catalogue, 13, b/w ill.
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 118, color ill.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 6, color ill. (detail); p. 115, color ill.; p. 214, color plate 53; p. 273, 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. "Maine Moonlight, 1950 (JFF.041)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=041 (accessed on July 16, 2019).