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Theme: marine »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
JFF.869
Shad Fishermen
1929
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower left: John Folinsbee; estate stamp on verso, John F. Folinsbee Art Trust A244
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Savitz
Provenance
John F. Folinsbee Art Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Savitz, 1994
Exhibitions
The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 28th International Exhibition of Paintings, October 17–December 8, 1929.
Phillips Mill Community Association, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Exhibition of Fine Arts, May 25–June 25, 1929.
National Academy of Design, New York, 105th Annual Exhibition, March 20–April 6, 1930, no. 166.
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 18th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, June 1–August 31, 1930, no. 17.
College Art Association, American Scenes and Subjects, New York, September–October 1931.
Philadelphia Art Club, Philadelphia, Annual Exhibition, January, 1931.
Art Indianapolis Museum Circuit, Indianapolis, March, 1932.
John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis, Contemporary American Artists: The American Scene Exhibition, November 1, 1932–January 31, 1933, Representing Pennsylvania. Traveled to: Columbus, Ohio. Dayton, Ohio. John Herron Art Institute, Indianapolis (missing venues and dates).
The Gunnery School, Washington, Connecticut, Paintings, Drawings, and Lithographs by John Folinsbee, 1976, no. 47.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Inaugural Exhibition of 20th Century Art, 1988–89, ill., p. 29, b/w ill.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 26.
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania Impressionists: An American Tradition, June 6–August 15, 1998. Traveled to: Dixon Gallery and Gardens, Memphis, Tenn, January–February 22, 1998. Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, S.C, March 28–May 10, 1998.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, The Painterly Voice: Bucks County's Fertile Ground, October 22, 2011–April 1, 2012.
Published References
Gee Cee [Gordon Cooper]. "'People Worth Knowing in the Delaware Valley: John Fulton Folinsbee, A Frank Interpreter of Life." Lambertvile Record, September 5, 1929.
James A. Michener Arts Center. Inaugural Exhibition of Twentieth-Century American Art. Doylestown, PA: James A. Michener Arts Center, 1988. Exhibition catalogue, p. 29, b/w illus.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 107, color ill.; p. 189 color plate 34; p. 255, cat entry.
Record last updated April 22, 2015. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. "Shad Fishermen, 1929 (JFF.869)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=869 (accessed on July 16, 2019).