Alternate title: Shad Fishermen
Oil on canvas
34 x 50 in. (86.4 x 127 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee; exhibition label on verso: James A. Michener Art Museum, March - June 1995; exhibition label on verso: The Corcoran Gallery, Seventeenth Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, 1941; fragment of exhibition label on verso: National Academy of Design
Folinsbee 1920s–40s stockbook: p. 
Ruth Baldwin Folinsbee
Reading Public Museum, Reading, Pennsylvania, 1977
1936 CarnegieThe Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 34th International Exhibition of Paintings, October 15–December 6, 1936.
1937 NADNational Academy of Design, New York, 112th Annual Exhibition, March 13–April 13, 1937, no. 20.
1938 Society of 4 Arts FLSociety of 4 Arts, Palm Beach, Florida, Exhibition, March, 1938.
1940 PAFA IIPennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Oil Painting and Sculpture by Artists of Philadelphia and its Environs, April–May 1940.
1941 CorcoranThe Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C, 17th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Oil Paintings, March 23–May 4, 1941, no. 107.
1973 CenturyThe Century Association, New York, A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, 1973, no. 12, lent by Mrs. John Folinsbee.
1976 Gunnery SchoolThe Gunnery School, Washington, Connecticut, Paintings, Drawings, and Lithographs by John Folinsbee, 1976, no. 6.
1977 NewmanNewman Galleries, Philadelphia, John F. Folinsbee, 1977, no. 4.
1982 NJSMNew Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, The Paintings of John Folinsbee, October 30, 1982–January 9, 1983, no. 30, ill., , b/w ill.
1986 St Botolph BostonSt. Botolph Club, Boston, John F. Folinsbee, 1986, no. 6.
1995 MichenerJames A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 25.
2004 ReadingReading Public Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania, Enduring Beauty: Treasures of the Reading Public Museum, 2004.
2011–12 ReadingReading Public Museum and Art Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania, American Impressionism: The Lure of the Artist Colony, September 24, 2011–January 29, 2012.
Jewell 1937aJewell, Edward Alden. "Academy of Design Opens 112th Show: Liveliest Exhibition in Years." New York Times, March 13, 1937, "Paintings Worthy of Mention."
Haas 1968Hass, Albert. "Artist, Friend Reminisce: Story of New Hope Art Colony Told." Philadelphia Inquirer, September 12, 1968, as Shad Fishermen.
NJSM 1982The Paintings of John Folinsbee. Trenton: New Jersey State Museum, 1982, p. , b/w ill.
Cook 1994Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 92, color ill.
Reed 1994Reed, Melissa A. "John Folinsbee: A Traditional Painter Amidst Modernist Trends." Yale University, 1994, fig. 27.
Peterson 2002Peterson, Brian H, ed. Pennsylvania Impressionism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press and James A. Michener Art Museum, 2002, p. 27, color ill.; p 49, fig. 13, color ill.; p. 124, plate 35, color ill.
Reading Museum 2004Enduring Beauty. Reading, PA: Reading Public Museum, 2004, p. 10, color ill.
Jensen 2013Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 201, color plate 43; p. 263, 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. "Storm Light, 1936 (JFF.730)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=730 (accessed on April 20, 2021).