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Along the Shepaug

Oil on canvas
32 x 40 in. (81.28 x 101.6 cm)
Signed lower right: John F. Folinsbee
Folinsbee 191220s stockbook: p. 36
Private collection, Chicago


Mrs. C. Boynton, Chicago, Illinois, 1919 (purchase from the artist)
Purchased at a Chicago estate sale in the 1940s, and by descent in the family

Exhibition History

1919 AIC: 32nd Annual Exhibition of American Paintings and Sculpture, no. 74
1919 Ferargil: Paintings by John Folinsbee
1919 NAD: 94th Annual Exhibition, no. 48
1919 Newport: Annual Exhibition of American Painting
1919 Rochester: Group Exhibition of Paintings by Myron Barlow, Charles Rosen, Hayley Lever, Randall Daley, John Wenger, and John Folinsbee; A Series of Thumb-Box Sketches lent by the Ferargil Gallery, New York; and Foreign War Posters Lent by Mrs. Fiske Warren of Harvard, Mass., February Nineteen Hundred Nineteen, no. 77

Published References

NY Times 1919b: "Landscapes"
Price 1923: "Folinsbee of Golden Song," p. 423, b/w ill.
Austin 2003: Artists of the Litchfield Hills, p. 93, fig. 91, b/w ill.
Jensen 2013: Folinsbee Considered, p. 231, cat entry


A scene along the Shepaug River, near Washington, Connecticut.
Photograph by Peter A. Juley & Sons, collection of the artist.


The Shepaug, 1915–16 (960)