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Classification: painting »
Theme: landscape »
Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
Autumn Rain
Oil on canvas
20 x 16 1/4 in. (50.8 x 41.275 cm)
Signed lower left: John F. Folinsbee; inscribed in pencil on stretcher, Autumn Rain
Folinsbee 1912–20s stockbook: p. 168
Private collection
Sold from Ferargil Gallery, New York, March 1920
Private collection, Delaware, to 1990
Private collection
Ferargil Gallery, New York, Paintings by John Folinsbee, March, 1920.
Published References
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 233, cat entry.
The subject of the painting is probably the Congregational Church at Litchfield, Connecticut. The composition bears a striking resemblance to the many versions of the church at Old Lyme painted by Childe Hassam, whose scenes of Old Lyme interested Folinsbee.
Record last updated August 27, 2019. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. "Autumn Rain, 1919 (JFF.933)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed on June 3, 2020).