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992

Night

1949
Oil on canvas
34 x 50 in. (86.36 x 127 cm)
Signed lower left: John Folinsbee
Private collection

Provenance

Allen Registry Bureau, Inc.
Private collection, Massachusetts
Private collection, purchased from the above

Exhibition History

1949 Carnegie: Painting in the United States, no. 174
1950 Metropolitan: American Painting Today 1950
1950 NAD: 125th Annual Exhibition, no. 51, ill., awarded Altman Prize
1956 Woodmere: Paintings by John F. Folinsbee and Peter Cook with Sculpture by Charles Chase, no. 10
1958 Phillips Mill Community Assn: 29th Annual Exhibition
1959 Century: John Folinsbee
1959 Farnsworth: John Folinsbee, no. 6
1968 Art Association Harrisburg: John Folinsbee and Charles Rudy
1973 Century: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings by John Folinsbee, no. 22, lent by Allen Registry Bureau, Inc., Harrisburg
1982 NJSM: The Paintings of John Folinsbee, no. 42
1984 Washington: John Folinsbee Retrospective, no. 15, lent by Allen Registry Bureau, Harrisburg, PA
1995 Michener: A Retrospective, no. 30
2010 Woodmere Art Museum Phila: John Folinsbee and American Modernism

Published References

Art Digest 1950: "Academy: Avuncular but Adamant," p. 8, b/w ill.
Devree 1950: "$1,200 Art Award to John Folinsbee: His 'Night' Wins Altman Prize at National Academy"
Ward 1958: "29th Mill Exhibition Truly '20th Century'"
Cook 1994: John Folinsbee, p. 104, color ill.
Jensen 2010: John Folinsbee and American Modernism, p. 8, color ill.
Mitchell 2010: "An Old Philadelphia Master Gets a New Look at Woodmere Exhibit," p. 1, color ill.
Jensen 2013: Folinsbee Considered, p. 16, color ill. (d.), (detail); p. 117, color ill.; p. 211, plate 51; p. 272, cat entry