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Catalogue entry

White Birches
Fall 1914
Oil on wood
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (21.6 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r., Tom Thomson (incised) Inscription verso: u. m., in graphite, To Mr. and Mrs Cousins from Tom Thomson


Gift from the artist to Mr. & Mrs. Garnet Cousins on the occasion of their wedding in 1915
Mrs. Garnet Cousins, Detroit
Dr. and Mrs. Clare S. Sanborn, Windsor, 1949
Art Gallery of Windsor (68.47). Gift of Dr. Clare S. Sanborn, Windsor, 1968

Exhibition History

London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario, Canada, Tom Thomson 1877 - 1917, George Thomson 1868 -, July 6–September 6, 1957, no. 40.
Willistead Art Gallery, Windsor, Tom Thomson 1877 - 1917, October 6–November 2, 1957, no. 43.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, The Art of Tom Thomson, October 30–December 12, 1971, no. 23 (repr.).
Traveled to: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, April 14–May 28, 1972; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, February 25–March 31, 1972; Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, January 15–February 3, 1972; Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, July 2–September 5, 1972.

Published References

Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971, pp. 34, 69 (repr.).
Oates, Joyce Carol. Crossing the Border. New York: Vanguard Press, Inc., 1976, pp. 173–174.
Record last updated March 3, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.