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medium: Oil »
support: on canvas »
year(s): 1913 »   //  1914 »
1913-1914.07
Moonlight
Winter 1913–14
Alternate titles: Moonlight, Early Evening
Oil on canvas
20 13/16 x 30 3/8 in. (52.9 x 77.1 cm)

Exhibition History

1914 OSA: Ontario Society of Artists, Toronto, Ontario, Ontario Society of Artists Forty-second Annual Exhibition, no. 138.
1932 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Imperial Economic Conference, no. 5, as Moonlight, Early Evening.
1970 NGC: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, The Group of Seven, no. 21 (repr.).
1971 Thomson: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, The Art of Tom Thomson, no. 13 (repr.).
1974 AGO: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Impressionism in Canada 1895 - 1935, no. 114 (repr.).
1978 Thomson: The Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, Lake in Algonquin Park: An Examination of an Early Painting by Tom Thomson
2002 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 19 (repr. col.).
2004 St. Petersburg: Art Gallery of Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 8.

Published References

J.E.S. 1914: "Studio-Talk," p. 147.
MacCallum 1918: "Tom Thomson: Painter of the North," p. 376.
Davies 1935: A Study of Tom Thomson: The Story of a Man Who Looked for Beauty and for Truth in the Wilderness, p. 69.
Saunders 1947: Algonquin Story, p. 170.
Hubbard 1960b: National Gallery of Canada, Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture, pp. 293, as Moonlight, Early Evening.
Hubbard 1962: The Gallery of Canadian Art, 2 Tom Thomson, p. 8.
Davies 1967: Tom Thomson: The Story of a Man Who Looked for Beauty and for Truth in the Wilderness, p. 59.
Addison 1969: Tom Thomson, The Algonquin Years, p. 27.
Mellen 1970: The Group of Seven, p. 208 (repr.).
Reid 1970: The Group of Seven, pp. 54–55 (repr.).
Murray 1971: The Art of Tom Thomson, pp. 26–27, 67 (repr.).
Town & Silcox 1977: Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm, p. 57.
Varley 1978: Lake in Algonquin Park: An Examination of an Early Painting by Tom Thomson, (repr.).
Walton 1990: "The Group of Seven and Northern Development," pp. 173, 205 (repr.).
Murray 2001: The Birth of the Modern: Post Impressionism in Canadian Art, c. 1900-1920, p. 133.
Reid and Hill 2002: Tom Thomson, pp. 136–137, 171, 316–317, 330n35 (repr. col.).
King 2010: Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven, pp. 123–124, 135.
Record last updated March 3, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.