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Queensboro Bridge

Alternate Title(s):
Manhattan Bridge; Queensborough Bridge; Williamsburg Bridge
1917
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee
Folinsbee 1912–20s stockbook: pp. 33, 161, 163-165, 169-171
Private collection

Provenance

Ruth Baldwin Folinsbee to 1974
Private collection

Exhibition History

1917 Newport: Annual Exhibition of American Painting
1917 PAFA: 112th Annual Exhibition, no. 65
1917 Saint Louis: 12th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists
1917 West Chester: [unknown title]
1917–18 NAD: 92nd Annual Exhibition (Winter), no. 89
1918 AFA: [Circuit Exhibition]
1918–19 AIC: 31st Annual Exhibition of American Painting and Sculpture, no. 73, Awarded an Honorable Mention
1919 Detroit: 5th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, no. 132
1919 JHAI: 34th Annual Exhibition of American Paintings
1919 Toledo: 8th Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, no. 24
1919–20 Corcoran: 7th Biennial of Oil Paintings by Contemporary American Artists, no. 35
1920 Albright-Knox Buffalo: 14th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, no. 44
1920 Ferargil: Paintings by John Folinsbee
1920 McClees: Paintings of John F. Folinsbee, no. 2
1973 Century: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, no. 1, ill., 8 (b/w), as Williamsburg Bridge, lent by Mrs. John Folinsbee
1976 Gunnery School: Paintings, Drawings, and Lithographs by John Folinsbee, no. 2
1977 Newman: John F. Folinsbee, no. 8
1982 NJSM: The Paintings of John Folinsbee, no. 1, ill., [5], b/w ill.
1986 St Botolph Boston: John F. Folinsbee, no. 7
1990 Newman: John F. Folinsbee: Following His Own Course, no. 54
1995 Michener: A Retrospective, no. 6
2001 Ogunquit: The Art of John Folinsbee, no. 1
2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila: John Folinsbee and American Modernism
2013 Hudson: Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York's Rivers, 1900-1940, no. 25, ill., p. 118, as Queensborough Bridge

Published References

NY Evening Post 1917: "[The Academy Exhibition]"
NY Times 1917a
AIC Bulletin 1918: Bulletin of the Art Institute of Chicago, p. 145, b/w ill.
Cook 1973: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, Presented by the Century Association, p. 8, b/w ill., as Williamsburg Bridge
Cook 1977: John Folinsbee, p. 8, b/w ill.
Cook 1994: John Folinsbee, p. 63, color ill.
Reed 1994: "John Folinsbee: A Traditional Painter Amidst Modernist Trends," fig. 3
Culver 2001: "The Art of John Folinsbee," p. 107, color ill.
Ogunquit 2001: The Art of John Folinsbee, color ill.
Gold 2013: "Same New York Rivers, but All Else Was New: A Review of ‘Industrial Sublime’ at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers"
Jensen 2013: Folinsbee Considered, p. 39, color ill.; p. 146-147, color plate (detail); p. 149, color plate 6; p. 231, cat entry
Jensen & Bland 2013: Industrial Sublime: Modernism and the Transformation of New York's Rivers, 1900-1940, p. 118, color ill., as Queensborough Bridge