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year(s): 1915 »
Pine Trees at Sunset
Summer 1915
Alternate titles: Pines at Sunset
Oil on composite wood-pulp board
10 1/2 x 8 1/4 in. (26.7 x 21 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r., TOM THOMSON Inscription verso: in graphite, Green Walls; c., 3726 (upside down)
Private Collection, Toronto

Published References

Murray 1999b: Tom Thomson: Trees, pp. 50–51 and back cover (repr. col.).
Silcox 2002: Tom Thomson: An Introduction to his Life and Art, frontispiece (repr. col.) as Pines at Sunset.
Silcox 2003: The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, pp. 211, 246 (repr. col.).
King 2010: Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven, p. 415.
Murray 2011: A Treasury of Tom Thomson, pp. 64–65 (repr. col.).


G. Blair Laing did not recall selling this work and therefore it must have come directly from the artist’s estate into the hands of a collector, likely through the good offices of Thomson’s friends in the Group of Seven.

Record last updated May 11, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.