Spring or fall 1912
Oil on paperboard (Birchmore board)
7 x 10 in. (17.8 x 25.4 cm)
Inscription verso: u.c., in ink, authenticated by / J.W.Beatty / Jany / 27; on old backing: u.r., in ink, Authenticated by J. W. Beatty / Jany /27; c.r., in graphite, In my opinion a typical / early Tom Thomson / Thoreau MacDonald / Oct. / 67
Private collection, Victoria
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.
Traveled to: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 5, 2002–January 5, 2003; Musée du Québec, Quebec City, February 6–April 3, 2003; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, May 30–September 7, 2003; Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, September 29–December 7, 2003.
Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971. Exhibition catalogue, pp. 66, 91 (repr.)
Reid, Dennis and Charles C. Hill. Tom Thomson. Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre with the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada, 2002. Exhibition catalogue, pp. 159, 335 (repr. col.)
Kim Smith to Joan Murray, 25 May 1998: “Sketched by Thomson while sitting on the south shore of Molly’s Island and looking south at Smoke Lake.”
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, Spring or fall 1912 (1912.17)." In Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=110 (accessed on February 9, 2023).