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Support: on canvas »
JFF.992
Night
1949
Oil on canvas
34 x 50 in. (86.36 x 127 cm)
Signed lower left: John Folinsbee
Private collection
Provenance
Allen Registry Bureau, Inc.
Private collection, Massachusetts
Private collection, purchased from the above
Exhibitions
1949 Carnegie
The Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Painting in the United States, October 13–December 11, 1949, no. 174.
1950 Metropolitan
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, American Painting Today 1950, December, 1950.
1950 NAD
National Academy of Design, New York, 125th Annual Exhibition, 1950, no. 51, ill. awarded Altman Prize.
1956 Woodmere
Woodmere Art Gallery, Philadelphia, Paintings by John F. Folinsbee and Peter Cook with Sculpture by Charles Chase, February 12–March 4, 1956, no. 10.
1958 Phillips Mill Community Assn
Phillips Mill Community Association, 29th Annual Exhibition, October, 1958.
1959 Century
Century Association, New York, John Folinsbee, February, 1959.
1959 Farnsworth
William A. Farnsworth Library and Art Museum, John Folinsbee, July 17–September 14, 1959, no. 6.
1968 Art Association Harrisburg
Art Association Harrisburg, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, John Folinsbee and Charles Rudy, February 4–24, 1968.
1973 Century
The Century Association, New York, A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, 1973, no. 22, lent by Allen Registry Bureau, Inc, Harrisburg.
1982 NJSM
New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, New Jersey, The Paintings of John Folinsbee, October 30, 1982–January 9, 1983, no. 42.
1984 Washington
Washington Art Association, Washington, Connecticut, John Folinsbee Retrospective, 1984, no. 15, lent by Allen Registry Bureau, Harrisburg, PA.
1995 Michener
James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, Pennsylvania, A Retrospective, March 25–June 18, 1995, no. 30.
2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila
Woodmere Art Museum, John Folinsbee and American Modernism, November 6, 2010–March 6, 2011 (Jensen 2010).
Published References
Art Digest 1950
Brian, Doris. "Academy: Avuncular but Adamant." Art Digest 24 (March 15 1950), p. 8, b/w ill.
Devree 1950
Devree, Howard. "$1,200 Art Award to John Folinsbee: His 'Night' Wins Altman Prize at National Academy." New York Times, March 9, 1950.
Ward 1958
Ward, C. F. A. "29th Mill Exhibition Truly '20th Century.'" Bucks County Gazette, October 2, 1958.
Cook 1994
Cook, Peter G. John Folinsbee. New York: Kubaba Books, 1994, p. 104, color ill.
Jensen 2010
Jensen, Kirsten M. John Folinsbee and American Modernism. Philadelphia: Woodmere Art Museum, 2010. Exhibition catalogue (2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila), p. 8, color ill.
Mitchell 2010
Mitchell, Mark D. "An Old Philadelphia Master Gets a New Look at Woodmere Exhibit." Chestnut Hill Local 52 (December 30, 2010), p. 1, color ill.
Jensen 2013
Jensen, Kirsten M. Folinsbee Considered. Hudson Hills Press, 2013, p. 16, color ill. (d.), (detail); p. 117, color ill.; p. 211, plate 51; p. 272, cat entry.
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. "Night, 1949 (JFF.992)." John F. Folinsbee Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.johnfolinsbee.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=992 (accessed on May 29, 2020).