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medium: Oil »
support: on plywood »
year(s): 1914 »
Soft Maple in Autumn
Fall 1914
Oil on plywood
10 x 7 in. (25.5 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r, estate stamp Inscription verso: c., estate stamp; l.r., estate stamp; u.l., in graphite, 4 in circle; t., in graphite, 8209 / 5 / 513 1/2; t.c., in ink, Soft Maple in Autumn; c.l., in graphite, 7 full (?) + 104; c.r., partially covered by label, in graphite,...[164] M. Thomson

Exhibition History

1927 Saskatoon: Nutana Collegiate Institute, Saskatchewan
1968 Owen Sound: Tom Thomson Memorial Art Gallery, Ontario, First Anniversary Exhibition, no. 8.
1969 Thomson: Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery, Owen Sound, Ontario, Paintings by Tom Thomson: The Second Anniversary Exhibition, no. 31.
1971 Thomson: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, The Art of Tom Thomson, pl. VI.
1975 AGO: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, The Ontario Community Collects: A Survey of Canadian Painting from 1766 to the Present, no. 92 (repr.).
1977 Thomson: Tom Thomson Memorial Gallery and Museum of Fine Art, Owen Sound, Ontario, The Tom Thomson Memorial Exhibition, no. 44.
2002 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 32 (repr. col.).

Published References

Sun Times 1967: "Valuable Tom Thomson Works are Presented to Gallery by His Sister"
Murray 1971: The Art of Tom Thomson, pp. 35, 56, 59 (repr. col.).
Forsey 1975: The Ontario Community Collects: A Survey of Canadian Painting from 1766 to the. Present, pp. 190–191, 234.
Murray 1986a: The Best of Tom Thomson, p. 30 (repr. col.).
Murray 1998: Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero, p. 32 (repr. col.).
Murray 1999b: Tom Thomson: Trees, pp. 34–35 (repr. col.).
Behiels 2000: Nation, Ideas, Identities: Essays in Honour of Ramsay Cook, cover (repr. col).
Reid and Hill 2002: Tom Thomson, pp. 127, 130, 185 (repr. col.).
King 2010: Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven, p. 143.
Record last updated March 3, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.