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Theme: landscape »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
Burnt Coat Harbor
Alternate title: Burnt Coat: Maine
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee
Folinsbee 1920s–40s stockbook: p. [76]
Byers Choice, Ltd
John Folinsbee Art Trust
Byers Choice, Ltd, 1990
Whitney Museum of American Art, Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting, November 20–December 12, 1937.
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, 133rd Annual Exhibition, January 30–March 6, 1938, no. 119, as Burnt Coat: Maine.
Ferargil Gallery, New York, Paintings by John Folinsbee, December 1940.
Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, John F. Folinsbee: Following His Own Course, March 2–April 7, 1990, no. 11, as Burnt Coat Harbor.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 1, lent by Byers Choice, Ltd.
William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, A Century of Continuity and Change, 2000.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, The Painterly Voice: Bucks County's Fertile Ground, October 22, 2011–April 1, 2012.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, The Death of Impressionism?: Disruption and Innovation in Art, November 11, 2016–February 26, 2017.
Published References
Jewell, Edward Alden. "American Artists Display Canvases: Contemporary Pictures are Hung in Whitney Museum in Sixth Show of Series." New York Times, November 11, 1937.
Jewell, Edward Alden. "Lively Americans at the Whitney." New York Times, November 14, 1937.
Appraisal of Pictures, Estate of John F. Folinsbee, June 20, 1972. Boston: Vose Galleries, 1972, #425.
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 113.
Peterson, Brian H. The Cities, the Towns, The Crowds: The Paintings of Robert Spencer. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004, p. 21 (color detail), plate 39.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 4, color ill. (detail); p. 108, color ill.; p. 203 color plate 45; p. 265, cat entry.
Record last updated August 16, 2019. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. ""Burnt Coat Harbor, 1937 (JFF.810)." In John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed on May 28, 2024).