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Theme: landscape »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
JFF.298
Lehigh Canal
Alternate title: Lambertville Factories
1924–25
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower right: John F. Folinsbee
Provenance
Tom Folk
Lee and Barbara Maimon
Exhibitions
The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 25th International Exhibition of Paintings, October 14–December 5, 1926, as Lehigh Canal.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, District of Columbia, 10th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Paintings, April 4–May 16, 1926, no. 124, as Lehigh Canal.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 40th Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, October 27–December 14, 1927, no. 73, as Lehigh Canal.
Montclair Art Museum of Art, Montclair, New Jersey, April 30–May 15, 1927, as Lehigh Canal.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 122nd Annual Exhibition, January 30–March 30, 1927, no. 266, as Lehigh Canal.
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, 35th Annual Exhibition of American Art, May 26–July 1, 1928, no. 20, ill., [40], as Lehigh Canal.
National Academy of Design, New York, 103rd Annual Exhibition, March 21–April 8, 1928, no. 111, as Lehigh Canal.
National Arts Club, New York, January, 1928, no. 66, as Lehigh Canal.
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, November 3–December 2, 1928, as Lehigh Canal.
City Art Museum of Saint Louis, St. Louis, 23rd Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, September–October 1928, as Lehigh Canal.
American Federation of the Arts, Budapest, Hungary, unknown title, December, 1929, as Lehigh Canal.
Lehigh University Gallery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, May 4–18, 1929, as Lehigh Canal.
New London, Connecticut, [Paintings by John Folinsbee], April–May 1929, as Lehigh Canal.
Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, 17th International Exhibition of Art: A Selection of Works by American Artists, Organized by Grand Central Art Galleries, New York, 1930, as Lehigh Canal.
Phillips Mill Community Association, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Spring Exhibition, May 18–June 16, 1935, as Lehigh Canal.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 17, as Lambertville Factories, lent by Lee Maimon Inc, PST.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Impressionism and Modernism in the New Hope Arts Community, November, 2003–April, 2004, as Lambertville Factories.
Woodmere Art Museum, John Folinsbee and American Modernism, November 6, 2010–March 6, 2011 (Jensen 2010), as Lehigh Canal.
Published References
Cincinnati Art Museum. Catalogue of the 35th Annual Exhibition of American Art, May 26–July 1, 1928. Cincinnati: The Museum, 1928. Exhibition catalogue, p. [40], b/w ill. as Lehigh Canal.
Folk, Tom. The Pennsylvania Impressionists. Madison, NJ: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, 1984, color plate 41 as Lambertville Factories.
Folk, Thomas C. "Industrial Images from the Pennsylvania School of Landscape Painting." Mercer Mosaic 6 (Fall 1989), p. 90, b/w ill. as Lambertville Factories.
Jensen, Kirsten M. John Folinsbee and American Modernism. Philadelphia: Woodmere Art Museum, 2010. Exhibition catalogue (2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila), p. 15, color ill. as Lehigh Canal.
Knight, Cher Kraus. An Independent Spirit: The Art and Life of R.A.D. Miller. Doylestown, PA: James A. Michener Art Museum, 2010, p. 40, fig 19, color ill. as Lambertville Factories.
Higgins, Edward. "John Folinsbee." ICON, p. 9, color ill. as Lehigh Canal.
Jensen, Kirsten M. "John Folinsbee and American Modernism." American Art Review (February 2011), p. 94, color ill. as Lehigh Canal.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 60, color ill.; p. 245, cat entry.
Record last updated May 28, 2014. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. "Lehigh Canal, 1924–25 (JFF.298)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=298 (accessed on September 18, 2019).