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Beth and Joan (The Sisters)

Alternate Title(s):
The Sisters
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower right: John F. Folinsbee Jan. 1924
Folinsbee 1920s40s stockbook: p. [64]
Private collection


Collection of Ruth Baldwin Folinsbee.
Private collection

Exhibition History

1924 CAFA: 14th Annual Exhibition, no. 25, as The Sisters, awarded Charles Noel Flagg Prize
1924 Ferargil: Paintings by John Folinsbee
1924 Saint Louis: 19th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists
1925 Albright-Knox Buffalo: 19th Annual Exhibition of Selected Paintings by American Artists, no. 56, as The Sisters
1925 Ferargil: Paintings by John Folinsbee
1925 Rochester: Contemporary American Paintings, no. 22, On view in the Eastman School of Music
1926 Chicago: John Folinsbee
1986 St Botolph Boston: John F. Folinsbee, no. 8
1994 Newman: John Folinsbee: Another View, no. 40
2001 Ogunquit: The Art of John Folinsbee, no. 6
2003 Gunn Memorial Museum: Picture Perfect: The Art of John Folinsbee
2016 James A. Michener Art Museum: The Death of Impressionism?: Disruption and Innovation in Art

Published References

Hartford Courant 1924b: "14th Annual Fine Art Exhibit Ends"
Hartford Courant 1924a: "Prizes Awarded in Fine Arts. John F. Folinsbee Wins Flagg Donation at Academy Exhibit"
Hartford Times 1924: "Connecticut Art Show Has Many Fine Paintings: Fourteenth Annual Academy Exhibition Attracts Crowds to Atheneum Annex Galleries"
NY American 1924: "John Folinsbee"
Cook 1994: John Folinsbee, p. 75, color ill.
Jensen 2013: Folinsbee Considered, p. 46, color ill.