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medium: Oil »
support: on canvas »
year(s): 1907 »
Young Man with Team of Horses
Alternate titles: Team of Horses; Title Unknown (Farmer leading two horses); Young Man with Team
Oil on canvas
11 x 15 1/8 in. (28 x 38.3 cm)
Inscription verso: label, in ink, Isaacs Gallery, T.T.-Early Work / Possibly a copy / Geo. Thomson / Oct / 64; on stretcher, u.l., label, in ink, Tom Thomson / Inherited by my / mother (Minnie / Thomson Henry) / G.H.

Published References

Addison 1969: Tom Thomson, The Algonquin Years, p. 4 (repr.).
Murray 1971: The Art of Tom Thomson, p. 12.
Town & Silcox 1977: Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm, p. 35 (repr. col.) as Team of Horses.
Murray 1998: Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero, pp. 38 (repr.) as Young Man with Team, c. 1906.


Thomson gave the painting to Minnie Thomson Henry as a Christmas gift in 1907 (see letter from Minnie Thomson Henry to Blodwen Davies, 2 February 1931, Library and Archives Canada, Blodwen Davies fonds (MG30 D38)

Record last updated April 19, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.