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Snow Patches

1913–15
Oil on canvas
24 x 30 in. (60.96 x 76.2 cm)
Signed lower left: John F. Folinsbee
Folinsbee 191220s stockbook: p. 155
Current location unknown

Provenance

Current location unknown

Exhibition History

1915 Louis Katz NY: Recent Paintings by Harry Leith-Ross and John F. Folinsbee, no. 21
1915 Toledo: Recent Paintings by John F. Folinsbee and Harry Leith-Ross, no. 269
1916 Allied Artists: Third Annual Member Exhibition, no. 3
1916 Hillyer: Paintings of John F. Folinsbee
1916 Mahoning (Butler) II: Midwinter Exhibition of Paintings Loaned by John F. Folinsbee, by Harry Leith-Ross, and by Artists and Citizens of Youngstown, no. 269

Published References

Hampshire Gazette 1916
Mahoning 1916: Catalogue of the Midwinter Exhibition...Paintings loaned by John Folinsbee, by Harry Leith-Ross, and by artists and citizens of Youngstown, 30, b/w. ill
Springfield 1916
Jensen 2013: Folinsbee Considered, p. 41, b/w ill.; p. 225, cat entry

Commentary

In Snow Patches, "we find the breath of March sweet though shrewd over the reappearing earth, and the vapors of the melting winter clothe the earth in a magic veil, with a great friendly beauty."

Could be a scene in either Connecticut or Woodstock, NY.