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medium: Oil »
year(s): 1916 »
The Alligator, Algonquin Park
Summer or fall 1916
Alternate titles: Alligator
Oil on composite wood-pulp board
8 7/16 x 10 9/16 in. (21.5 x 26.8 cm)
Stamped: Inscription recto: l.r., estate stamp Inscription verso: c., estate stamp; t., in graphite, The Alligator 1916 Algonquin Park / JM; c.r., #315; l.r., in graphite, 101 M. Thomson; l.r., in graphite, # 89 / MS

Exhibition History

1984 Bennett: Macdonald Stewart Art Centre, Guelph, Ontario, The Ontario Heritage Foundation, Stewart and Letty Bennett Collection, no. 58 (repr. col.).
2002 Thomson: National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, Ottawa, Ontario, Tom Thomson, no. 110 (repr. col.).

Published References

Town & Silcox 1977: Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm, p. 82 as Alligator.
Reid and Hill 2002: Tom Thomson, pp. 32, 138, 265 (repr. col.).
Record last updated February 25, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.