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medium: Oil »
year(s): 1915 »
1915.49
Sunset
Summer 1915
Oil on composite wood-pulp board
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (21.6 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r., estate stamp Inscription verso: c., estate stamp; u.l. of stamp, in graphite, 33; u.l., in black crayon, 18; l.l., on label, [in ink] Sunset [in graphite] T62 / [ink] 34 [crossed out] [in graphite] 33 / [in ink] James MacCallum

Exhibition History

1919 Thomson: Arts Club, Montreal, Quebec, Exhibition of Paintings by the Late Tom Thomson, no. 34, lent by MacCallum.
1926 AGT Canadian: Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Exhibition of Canadian Paintings, no. 62.
1937 Thomson: Mellors Galleries, Toronto, Ontario, Loan Exhibition of Works by Tom Thomson, Mellors Galleries, no. 78, lent by James M. MacCallum.
1955 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, Tom Thomson Travelling Exhibition: Sketches and Painting from the National Gallery of Canada Collection
1956 Thomson: Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario, Tom Thomson Exhibition, 1877 - 1917, no. 19.
1957 Thomson London: London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario, Tom Thomson 1877 - 1917, George Thomson 1868 -, hors cat.(?).
1957 Thomson Windsor: Willistead Art Gallery, Windsor, Tom Thomson 1877 - 1917, no. 31.
1958 Los Angeles: National Gallery of Canada, Calif, Tom Thomson
1967 NGC (2): National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Three Hundred Years of Canadian Art, no. 198 (repr.).
1969 MacCallum: National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, The MacCallum Bequest of Paintings by Tom Thomson and Other Canadian Painters & the Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Jackman Gift of Murals from the Late Dr. MacCallum's Cottage Painted by Some of the Members of the Group of Seven, no. 91.
1971 Thomson: Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario, The Art of Tom Thomson, no. 65 (repr.).
1973 Madison: Elvehjem Art Centre, Wis, Canadian Landscape Painting 1670 - 1930: The Artist and the Land, no. 47 (repr.).
1975 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada, St. Catharines, Ontario, Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine, no. 8.
1986 Atlanta: High Museum of Art, Ga, The Advent of Modernism: Post-Impressionism and North American Art, 1900 - 1918, (repr.).
1990 Thomson: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Tom Thomson
2002 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 50 (repr. col.).
2004 St. Petersburg: Art Gallery of Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 26.

Published References

Hubbard 1960b: National Gallery of Canada, Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture, p. 307.
Hubbard 1962: The Gallery of Canadian Art, 2 Tom Thomson, pl. 30 (repr. col.).
Hubbard 1963: The Development of Canadian Art, p. 88 as Sunset Sky.
Reid 1969: The MacCallum Bequest of Paintings by Tom Thomson and Other Canadian Painters & the Mr. and Mrs. HR. Jackman Gift of the Murals from the Late Dr. MacCallum's Cottage Painted by Some Members of the Group of Seven, p. 47.
Mellen 1970: The Group of Seven, pp. 53, 55 (repr. col.).
Murray 1971: The Art of Tom Thomson, pp. 38, 78, 94 (repr.).
Brink 1977: "Tom Thomson and the Personal Meaning of Landscape," p. 33 (repr.).
Town & Silcox 1977: Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm, p. 6 & cover (repr. col.).
Thom 1990: Tom Thomson
Davis 1998: Thomson, Thomas John (Tom), p. 998.
Reid and Hill 2002: Tom Thomson, pp. 132, 138, 203 (repr. col.).
Silcox 2002: Tom Thomson: An Introduction to his Life and Art, p. 44 (repr. col.).
Silcox 2003: The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, pp. 211, 247 (repr. col.).
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