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Theme: landscape »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
JFF.888
Hunterdon County
Alternate title: Hunterdon County, Winter
1938
Oil on canvas
34 x 50 in. (86.36 x 127 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee
Folinsbee 1920s–40s stockbook: p. [29]
Exhibitions
Ferargil Gallery, New York, Paintings by John Folinsbee, October 16–30, 1939.
Dayton Museum of Art, Dayton, Ohio, October, 1941.
National Academy of Design, New York, 115th Annual Exhibition, March 11–April 9, 1941, no. 242, received Altman Prize for best landscape.
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 52nd Annual Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture, October 30, 1941–January 4, 1942, no. 76.
Artists for Victory, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Artists for Victory: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, December, 1942.
The Century Association, New York, Summer Exhibition, June–September 1943.
Artists for Victory, British-American Good-Will Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, March 8–18, 1944.
The Century Association, New York, A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, 1973, no. 14, lent by Mrs. John Folinsbee.
American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, Memorial Exhibition for Eugene Berman, Philip Evergood, John Folinsbee, Anna Hyatt Huntington, Jacques Lipchitz, Franklin Watkins, March 8–April 7, 1974, no. 15.
Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, John F. Folinsbee, 1977, no. 1.
Western Electric Gallery, John Folinsbee, A Retrospective, 1980.
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, The Paintings of John Folinsbee, October 30, 1982–January 9, 1983, no. 32, ill., cover.
St. Botolph Club, Boston, John F. Folinsbee, 1986, no. 14.
Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, John F. Folinsbee: Following His Own Course, March 2–April 7, 1990, no. 24.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 18.
Published References
Devree, Howard. "A Reviewer's Notebook; Brief Comment on Some Recently Opened Shows—A Women’s International." [no title]. New York Times, October 22, 1939, as Hunterdon County, Winter, "John Folinsbee...applies paint in rich, broad patterns...."
116th Annual Exhibition. New York: National Academy of Design, 1941. Exhibition catalogue, p. b/w ill.
"Fresh Color Strikes Keynote of National Academy's 115th Annual." Art Digest 15, no. 12 (March 15, 1941), p. 6. b/w ill.
Jewell, Edward Alden. "National Academy Holds 115th Show." New York Times, March 10, 1941, b/w ill, "an excellent canvas."
Jewell, Edward Alden. "In the Realm of Art: Notable and Varied are the Shows." New York Times, March 16, 1941.
"These Are the Artists and Their Works Who Will Represent the United States in Britain." Art News 43 (March 1, 1944), p. 10, b/w ill.
The Paintings of John Folinsbee. Trenton: New Jersey State Museum, 1982, cover, color ill.
Shirey, David. "John Folinsbee, An Artist Obsessed." New York Times, December 12, 1982.
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 99, color ill.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 204, color plate 46; p. 268, 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. "Hunterdon County, 1938 (JFF.888)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=888 (accessed on July 16, 2019).