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Hunterdon County
Alternate title: Hunterdon County, Winter
Oil on canvas
34 x 50 in. (86.36 x 127 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee
Folinsbee 1920s–40s stockbook: p. [29]
New Jersey State Museum
1939 Ferargil
Ferargil Gallery, New York, Paintings by John Folinsbee, October 16–30, 1939.
1941 Dayton Museum
Dayton Museum of Art, Dayton, Ohio, October, 1941.
1941 NAD
National Academy of Design, New York, 115th Annual Exhibition, March 11–April 9, 1941, no. 242, received Altman Prize for best landscape.
1941–42 AIC
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 52nd Annual Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture, October 30, 1941–January 4, 1942, no. 76.
1942 Artists for Victory
Artists for Victory, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Artists for Victory: An Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, December, 1942.
1943 Century
The Century Association, New York, Summer Exhibition, June–September 1943.
1944 Artists for Victory
Artists for Victory, British-American Good-Will Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, March 8–18, 1944.
1973 Century
The Century Association, New York, A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, 1973, no. 14, lent by Mrs. John Folinsbee.
1974 American Academy
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.
1977 Newman
Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, John F. Folinsbee, 1977, no. 1.
1980 Western Electric Gallery
Western Electric Gallery, John Folinsbee, A Retrospective, 1980.
1982 NJSM
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, The Paintings of John Folinsbee, October 30, 1982–January 9, 1983, no. 32, ill., cover.
1986 St Botolph Boston
St. Botolph Club, Boston, John F. Folinsbee, 1986, no. 14.
1990 Newman
Newman Galleries, Philadelphia, John F. Folinsbee: Following His Own Course, March 2–April 7, 1990, no. 24.
1995 Michener
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 18.
Published References
Devree 1939
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...."
NAD 1941
116th Annual Exhibition. New York: National Academy of Design, 1941. Exhibition catalogue, p. b/w ill.
Art Digest 1941a
"Fresh Color Strikes Keynote of National Academy's 115th Annual." Art Digest 15, no. 12 (March 15, 1941), p. 6. b/w ill.
Jewell 1941a
Jewell, Edward Alden. "National Academy Holds 115th Show." New York Times, March 10, 1941, b/w ill. "an excellent canvas."
Jewell 1941b
Jewell, Edward Alden. "In the Realm of Art: Notable and Varied are the Shows." New York Times, March 16, 1941.
Art News 1944a
"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.
NJSM 1982
The Paintings of John Folinsbee. Trenton: New Jersey State Museum, 1982, cover, color ill.
Shirey 1982
Shirey, David. "John Folinsbee, An Artist Obsessed." New York Times, December 12, 1982.
Cook 1994
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 99, color ill.
Jensen 2013
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 10, 2020).