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Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
The Funeral
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower left: John F. Folinsbee
Folinsbee 1912–20s stockbook: p. [24]
Private collection
Private collection, Pennsylvania
Private collection, California
Frank Bianco Gallery, Buckingham, Pennsylvania
Private collection
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, 34th Annual Exibition of American Painting and Sculpture, November 3–December 11, 1921, no. 61.
National Academy of Design, New York, 97th Annual Exhibition, 25–April 23, 1922, no. 115.
National Arts Club, New York, 23rd Annual Exhibition, January 4–28, 1922, no. 77, Awarded Third Prize.
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, 30th Annual Exhibition of American Art, 26–July 31, 1923.
Grand Central Galleries, New York, Association of American Painters & Sculptors Annual Exhibition, February 1923.
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. 15.
Allentown Museum of Art, Allentown, Pennsylvania, An Original American Impression, 1984.
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., [unknown title], 1985.
Westmorland Museum of Art, 1985.
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, The Lenfest Exhibition of Pennsylvania Impressionism, 2000–01.
Woodmere Art Museum, John Folinsbee and American Modernism, November 6, 2010–March 6, 2011. (Jensen 2010).
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, The Painterly Voice: Bucks County's Fertile Ground, October 22, 2011–April 1, 2012.
Published References
Simons, Hi. "At Chicago." The Arts 2 (1921).
Price, Frederic Newlin. "Folinsbee of Golden Song." International Studio 76 (February 1923), p. 424, b/w ill.
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 65, color ill.
Reed, Melissa A. "John Folinsbee: A Traditional Painter Amidst Modernist Trends." Yale University, 1994, fig. 8.
Peterson, Brian H., ed. Pennsylvania Impressionism. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press and James A. Michener Art Museum, 2002, plate 31.
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 160 color plate 13; p. 237, cat entry.
Record last updated May 1, 2020. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Jensen, Kirsten M. ""The Funeral, 1921 (JFF.934)." In John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed on June 18, 2024).