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year(s): 1914 »   //  1915 »
1914-1915.10
Study for "Northern River"
Winter 1914–15
Graphite, brush and ink and gouache on illustration board
11 13/16 x 10 1/2 in. (30 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription recto: l.l., estate stamp Inscription verso: estate stamp; handwritten note with directions for framing; label, Art Gallery of Toronto, Dec. 30/40...from Carl Hunter

Exhibition History

1925 Thomson: University of Toronto, Toronto, Exhibition of Tom Thomson Sketches, lent by E.M. Walker.
1941 Thomson: Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Horatio Walker - Tom Thomson, lent by Mrs. Carl Hunter, Toronto.
1971 Thomson: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, The Art of Tom Thomson, no. 36 (repr.).
2002 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 39 (repr. col.).

Published References

Murray 1971: The Art of Tom Thomson, pp. 71, 92 (repr.).
Reid 1975: Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine, p. 11.
Town & Silcox 1977: Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm, p. 94 (repr. col.).
Gamester 1983: "Secret Thomson Sketch is Revealed"
Murray 1986a: The Best of Tom Thomson, p. 33 (repr. col.).
Engel 1990: Bear, (repr. col. cover).
Stacey 1991: "The Myth - and Truth - of the True North," p. 51.
Murray 1994b: Northern Lights: Masterpieces of Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven, p. 54 (repr. col.).
Norton 2001: Human Geography
Reid and Hill 2002: Tom Thomson, pp. 79, 192 (repr. col.).
Silcox 2002: Tom Thomson: An Introduction to his Life and Art, p. 58 (repr. col.).
Silcox 2003: The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, p. 52 (repr. Col.).
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