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Catalogue entry

First Snow
Fall 1916
Oil on cardboard
6 13/16 x 8 3/8 in. (17.3 x 21.3 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r., estate stamp Inscription verso: c., estate stamp; c., below stamp, in ink, T.T-28; c., above stamp, in ink, Sketch #30; c., above Sketch #30, in graphite, First Snow; (1970) Mellors-Laing catalogue number: #125


Estate of the artist
Elizabeth Thomson Harkness, Annan and Owen Sound
Mellors Galleries, Toronto
Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston AE00-127. Presented by Queen's Art Foundation, 1941

Published References

Catalogue of the Permanent Collection, Agnes Etherington Art Centre. Kingston: Agnes Etherington, 1968, no. 140 (repr.).
Silcox, David P. Tom Thomson: An Introduction to his Life and Art. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2002, p. 20 (repr. col.).


The work is related to Thomson’s tree series of the summer/fall of 1916; the board is primed with ochre paint.

Record last updated June 14, 2018. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.