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Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
High River
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 in. (60.96 x 76.2 cm)
Signed lower right: John F. Folinsbee
Inscribed with title on upper stretcher
Folinsbee 1912–20s stockbook: p. 179, 180
Folinsbee 1920s–40s stockbook: p. [29]
Ashley John Gallery, West Palm Beach
Estate of the artist to 1977
Private collection, Pennsylvania
Samuel T. Freeman & Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 6/30/2012, lot 181
Ashley John Gallery, West Palm Beach
1921 NAD Winter
National Academy of Design, New York, 96th Annual Exhibition (Winter), November 9–December 18, 1921, no. 79, Awarded J. Francis Murphy Memorial Prize.
1922 Ferargil
Ferargil Gallery, New York, Paintings by John Folinsbee, March 1–15, 1922, no. 3.
1922 Detroit
Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, 8th Annual Exhibition of Paintings by American Artists, April 11–May 31, 1922, no. 45.
1922 Toledo
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 11th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, June–August 1922.
1923 Grand Central NY
Grand Central Galleries, New York, Association of American Painters & Sculptors Annual Exhibition, February 1923.
1926 Chicago
Carson, Pirie & Scott, Chicago, John Folinsbee, February 1926.
2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila
Woodmere Art Museum, John Folinsbee and American Modernism, November 6, 2010–March 6, 2011 (Jensen 2010).
Published References
Arts 1921
"Surprises at the Academy Show." The Arts (November 1921), p. 105.
Boswell 1921
Boswell, Peyton. "Notes from the New York Galleries." Art & Archaeology Magazine 12, no. 6 (December 1921), p. 273.
Boswell 1922
Boswell, Peyton. "Notes on Painting and Sculpture." Art & Archaeology (ca. 1922).
Vose 1972
Appraisal of Pictures, Estate of John F. Folinsbee, June 20, 1972. Boston: Vose Galleries, 1972, #548.
Jensen 2013
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 157, color plate 11; p. 236, cat entry.
Michener Art Museum 2020
Brian Peterson. "The Painterly Voice, Buck's County Fertile Ground; Online." A Tale of Two Folinsbees.
Record last updated June 4, 2014. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. "High River, 1920 (JFF.335)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=335 (accessed on September 28, 2022).