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medium: Oil »
support: on wood »
year(s): 1915 »
White Birches, Round Lake
Fall 1915
Alternate titles: Round Lake Island
Oil on wood
8 3/8 x 10 1/2 in. (21.2 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r., Tom Thomson / 15 (incised) Inscription verso: u.l., in brown ink, The little Island (Birtch) [sic] / Round Lake; l.c., label, Mellors Fine Arts; in graphite, 25454

Exhibition History

1970 NGC: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, The Group of Seven, no. 60 (repr.).

Published References

Ghent 1949: "Tom Thomson at Island Camp, Round Lake, November 1915"
Addison 1969: Tom Thomson, The Algonquin Years, pp. 46–47.
Reid 1970: The Group of Seven, p. 96 (repr.).


Mrs. Cooper in a letter to the Art Gallery of Toronto, 18 March 1936, called the sketch Round Lake Island.

Record last updated July 4, 2017. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.