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Theme: landscape »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
668
Frozen River
1917–18
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 in. (60.96 x 76.2 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee; written on cardboard affixed to frame verso: "Owned by T.H. Russ 4 52 Newark Street Hoboken, New Jersey"; etched in frame, "M205"; written on paper label hanging from eye screws: "#12 Folinsbee"
Private collection
Provenance
T.H. Russ, Hoboken, NJ
Collection of Gregory Coster, NY
Beacon Hill Gallery
Debra Force Fine Art
Private collection
Exhibitions
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York, Rochester Art Club 35th Annual, March 1918, no. 62.
Ferargil Gallery, New York, Paintings by John Folinsbee, January 1919.
Bressler Gallery, Milwaukee, An exhibition with Charles Rosen and Emily Groom, February 1919.
Memorial Art Gallery, Rochester, New York, Group Exhibition of Paintings by Myron Barlow, Charles Rosen, Hayley Lever, Randall Daley, John Wenger, and John Folinsbee; A Series of Thumb-Box Sketches lent by the Ferargil Gallery, New York; and Foreign War Posters Lent by Mrs. Fiske Warren of Harvard, Mass, February Nineteen Hundred Nineteen, February 7–March 6, 1919, no. 91.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 10, Gregory Coster.
Beacon Hill Fine Art, The Pennsylvania Impressionists, 1996. Traveled to: Westmoreland Museum of Fine Art, Greensburg, Pennsylvania, April–July 1997; Florence Griswald Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut, October–November 1997; Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee, December 1997–February 1998; Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina, March–May 1998; Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, June–August 1998.
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Impressionists: An American Tradition, June 6–August 15, 1998. Traveled to: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tennessee, January–February 22, 1998; Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina, March 28–May 10, 1998.
Woodmere Art Museum, John Folinsbee and American Modernism, November 6, 2010–March 6, 2011. (Jensen 2010).
Published References
Force, Debra. An American Tradition: The Pennsylvania Impressionists. New York: Beacon Hill Fine Art, 1995. Exhibition catalogue, 10, color ill.
"The Pennsylvania Impressionists." American Art Review 10, no. 1 (February 1998), p. 154, color ill.
Foust, Rebecca. All That Gorgeous Pitiless Song: Poetry by Rebecca Foust. Philadelphia: Many Mountains Moving Press, 2010, cover ill.
Jensen, Kirsten M. John Folinsbee and American Modernism. Philadelphia: Woodmere Art Museum, 2010. Exhibition catalogue (2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila), p. 12, color ill.
Jensen, Kirsten M. "John Folinsbee and American Modernism." American Art Review (February 2011), 97, color ill.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 151, color plate 8; p. 232, cat entry.
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. ""Frozen River, 1917–18 (JFF.668)." In John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=668 (accessed on May 28, 2024).