Researched and written by Joan Murray
Oil on canvas board
10 x 7 in. (25.4 x 17.8 cm)
Inscription verso: c., estate stamp; u.r., in graphite, in shape of heart or apple drawn by artist, E 49 / 10.63 [as part of 6 3/8. 10 as in 1913.05?]; l.r., (label) Cambridge Artists'Canvas Board C (upside down) and in graphite, at top, Dom Gallery; l.l., in ink, #7; u.c., in ink, Given to me by Tom Thomson / about 1915 or 16 / Thoreau MacDonald; u.c., (stamp) Dominion Gallery; u.c., in ink, This is definitely a Tom Thomson sketch / probably around 1910. / A.Y. Jackson
Private collection, Israel, by descent
Traveled to: Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, January 15–February 3, 1972; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, February 25–March 31, 1972; Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, April 14–May 28, 1972; Confederation Art Gallery, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, July 2–September 5, 1972.
Ghent, Percy. "Tom Thomson Gave Canada New Vision of Lakeland Glory." Evening Telegram (Toronto), 25 July 1939, (repr.)
Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971. Exhibition catalogue, p. 66 (repr.)
Murray, Joan. , p. 26 (repr.)
Murray, Joan. Tom Thomson: Trees. Toronto: McArthur & Company, 1999, p. 17 (repr.)
Record last updated March 3, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Murray, Joan. ""Northern Lake, 1912 (1912.15)." In Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=108 (accessed on June 1, 2023).