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Deserted Mine No. 1

Alternate Title(s):
Deserted Mine; Manayunk Brickyard
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower left: John Folinsbee
Folinsbee 1920s40s stockbook: p. [19]
John F. Folinsbee Art Trust


John F. Folinsbee Art Trust
Shannon's Fine Art Auctioneers, Milford, Connecticut, April 23, 2015; lot 61
John F. Folinsbee Art Trust

Exhibition History

1931 College Art Assn: American Scenes and Subjects, New York
1931 NAD: 106th Annual Exhibition, no. 312, as Deserted Mine
1933 PAFA: 128th Annual Exhibition, no. 64
1981 Richard Stuart: John Folinsbee: His Changing Landscape and Industrial Modernism
198889 Michener: Inaugural Exhibition of 20th Century Art, ill., p. 25, b/w ill., as Manayunk Brickyard
1990 Newman: John F. Folinsbee: Following His Own Course, no. 40, as Manayunk Brickyard
2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila: John Folinsbee and American Modernism

Published References

Vose 1972: Appraisal of Pictures, Estate of John F. Folinsbee, June 20, 1972, #409
Michener 1988: Inaugural Exhibition of Twentieth-Century American Art, p. 25, b/w ill.
Reed 1994: "John Folinsbee: A Traditional Painter Amidst Modernist Trends," fig. 20, as Manayunk Brickyard
Jensen 2013: Folinsbee Considered, p. 22 color ill; p. 257 cat entry

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Sulphur Mine, 1929–30 (1185)
Deserted Mine, c.1930 (036)
Deserted Mine No. 2, 193033 (433)
Brickyard, c.1933 (450)
River Road, c.1933 (078)