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Burnt Coat Harbor

Alternate Title(s):
Burnt Coat: Maine
Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower right: John Folinsbee
Folinsbee 1920s40s stockbook: p. [76]
Byers Choice, Ltd


John Folinsbee Art Trust
Byers Choice, Ltd, 1990

Exhibition History

1937 Whitney NY: Annual Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting
1938 PAFA: 133rd Annual Exhibition, no. 119, as Burnt Coat: Maine
1940 Ferargil: Paintings by John Folinsbee
1990 Newman: John F. Folinsbee: Following His Own Course, no. 11, as Burnt Coat Harbor
1995 Michener: A Retrospective, no. 1, lent by Byers Choice, Ltd.
2000 Farnsworth: A Century of Continuity and Change
2011-2012 Michener: The Painterly Voice: Bucks County's Fertile Ground
2016 James A. Michener Art Museum: The Death of Impressionism?: Disruption and Innovation in Art

Published References

Jewell 1937b: "American Artists Display Canvases: Contemporary Pictures are Hung in Whitney Museum in Sixth Show of Series"
Jewell 1937c: "Lively Americans at the Whitney"
Vose 1972: Appraisal of Pictures, Estate of John F. Folinsbee, June 20, 1972, #425
Cook 1994: John Folinsbee, p. 113
Peterson 2004: The Cities, the Towns, The Crowds: The Paintings of Robert Spencer, p. 21 (color detail), plate 39
Jensen 2013: Folinsbee Considered, p. 4, color ill. (detail); p. 108, color ill.; p. 203 color plate 45; p. 265, cat entry


Burnt Coat Harbor, 1936 (075)