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Dark Hollow
Alternate title: Skaters, Dark Hollow
Oil on canvas
34 1/8 x 50 1/8 in. (86.7 x 127.3 cm)
Signed lower left: John Folinsbee
The Artist
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, 1946 (in exchange for Bowman's Hill)
1945 NAD
National Academy of Design, New York, 120th Annual Exhibition, 1945, no. 110.
1946 PAFA
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 141st Annual Exhibition, January 26–March 3, 1946, no. 172.
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. 4, as Skaters, Dark Hollow.
1982 NJSM
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, The Paintings of John Folinsbee, October 30, 1982–January 9, 1983, no. 37.
1995 Michener
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 24.
2004 Michener
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
Jewell 1945a
Jewell, Edward Alden. "Contrasts in Art: The Academy Opens Its Annual Against a Background of 'Modern' Shows." New York Times, March 18, 1945.
Cook 1994
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 103, color ill.
Peterson 2002
Peterson, Brian H, ed. Pennsylvania Impressionism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press and James A. Michener Art Museum, 2002, p. 126, color ill.
Jensen 2013
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 113, color ill.; p. 209, color plate 49; p. 271, cat entry.
Record last updated June 11, 2014. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. "Dark Hollow, 1945 (JFF.728)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=728 (accessed on April 3, 2020).