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medium: Oil »
support: on wood panel »
year(s): 1917 »
Open Water, Joe Creek
Spring 1917
Alternate titles: One sketch
Oil on wood panel
8 7/16 x 10 9/16 in. (21.5 x 26.8 cm)
Inscription verso: l.l., TOM THOMSON; u.m., in ink, OPEN WATER / JOE CREEK; u.l., in graphite, Not for Sale; c., in graphite, Not for Sale-JM.; r.c., in graphite, FAIRLEY; c., in ink, BARKER FAIRLEY; u.m., label, Open Water-Joe Creek / 14 (circled); label, AGT Dec 30/40; u.r., label, SMITH COLLEGE / MUSEUM OF ART / LOAN 61:41

Exhibition History

1941 Thomson: Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Horatio Walker - Tom Thomson, as One sketch, lent by Barker Fairley, Toronto.
1995 Thomson: Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, Tom Thomson. The Last Spring, no. 13.

Published References

Murray 1994a: Tom Thomson: The Last Spring, p. 35 (repr. col.).
Silcox 2003: The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson, p. 226 (repr. col.).
Shields, C 2008: Ken Thomson The Collector: The Thomson Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario, p. 141 (repr.col.).
Murray 2011: A Treasury of Tom Thomson, pp. 134–135 (repr. col.).
Record last updated February 16, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.