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Shad Fishermen
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
John F. Folinsbee Art Trust
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel J. Savitz, 1994
1929 Carnegie
The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, 28th International Exhibition of Paintings, October 17–December 8, 1929.
1929a Phillips Mill Community Assn
Phillips Mill Community Association, New Hope, Pennsylvania, Exhibition of Fine Arts, May 25–June 25, 1929.
1930 NAD
National Academy of Design, New York, 105th Annual Exhibition, March 20–April 6, 1930, no. 166.
1930 Toledo
Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio, 18th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, June 1–August 31, 1930, no. 17.
1931 College Art Assn
College Art Association, American Scenes and Subjects, New York, September–October 1931.
1931 PAC
Philadelphia Art Club, Philadelphia, Annual Exhibition, January, 1931.
1932 Art Indianapolis Museum
Art Indianapolis Museum Circuit, Indianapolis, March, 1932.
1932–33 JHAI
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).
1976 Gunnery School
The Gunnery School, Washington, Connecticut, Paintings, Drawings, and Lithographs by John Folinsbee, 1976, no. 47.
1988–89 Michener
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, Inaugural Exhibition of 20th Century Art, 1988–89, ill., p. 29, b/w ill.
1995 Michener
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 26.
1998 Woodmere
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.
2011–12 Michener
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, The Painterly Voice: Bucks County's Fertile Ground, October 22, 2011–April 1, 2012.
Published References
Cooper 1929
Gee Cee [Gordon Cooper]. "'People Worth Knowing in the Delaware Valley: John Fulton Folinsbee, A Frank Interpreter of Life." Lambertvile Record, September 5, 1929.
Michener 1988
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 2013
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 6, 2020).