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medium: Oil »
support: on wood »
year(s): 1915 »
Round Lake, Mud Bay
Fall 1915
Alternate titles: Geese, Round Lake, Mud Bay
Oil on wood
8 7/16 x 10 5/16 in. (21.5 x 26.2 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r., Tom Thomson / 15 (incised) Inscription verso: u.l., in ink, by Mrs. Frank Cooper, Round Lake, Mud Bay / Painted as the First Flock of of [sic] / Geese flew back from the South [crossed out] North / Painting By The World's Best Artist / Tom Thomson "1915" He was Drowned at / Algonquin park July 8th 1916 [sic]; incised on frame (in 1970); Cat. 86; label, Art Gallery of Toronto, J.S. McLean

Exhibition History

1952 McLean: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of J.S. McLean, no. 86, as Geese, Round Lake, Mud Bay.
1968 McLean: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, The J.S. McLean Collection of Canadian Painting, no. 79.
1971 Thomson: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, The Art of Tom Thomson, no. 70 (repr.).
2002 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 71 (repr. col.).
2004 St. Petersburg: Art Gallery of Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 36.

Published References

Murray 1971: The Art of Tom Thomson, pp. 79, 94 (repr.).
Town & Silcox 1977: Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm, p. 170 (repr. col.).
Reid and Hill 2002: Tom Thomson, pp. 133, 224 (repr. col.).
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