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medium: Oil »
support: on wood panel »
year(s): 1917 »
Early Spring
Spring 1917
Alternate titles: Spring Ice and Birches
Oil on wood panel
8 1/2 x 10 9/16 in. (21.6 x 26.9 cm)
Inscription verso: u.m., in turquoise blue ink, As a brother of Tom Thomson / and knowing his (w)ork well / I have no hesitation in certify / ing that this sketch is his work / July 21, 1958 Geo Thomson; c., below inscription, in graphite, Early Spring / X / l (circled) / Tom Thomson; l.r., in black marker, Property of NORMAN D. HARKNESS; u.r., on masking tape, 76-14; l.l., label, Early Spring. By Tom Thomson. Not for Sale; label FROM THEO. __ERBAYN BOOKSTORE Established 1879 SALISBURY, N.C.

Exhibition History

1995 Thomson: Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Tom Thomson. The Last Spring, no. 29.

Published References

Murray 1994a: Tom Thomson: The Last Spring, p. 46 (repr. col.).
Reid and Hill 2002: Tom Thomson, p. 148 (repr.).
Record last updated February 16, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.