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Michelle Wilson; © McMichael Canadian Art Collection

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Medium: Oil »
Year(s): 1912 »
Pine Stump and Rocks
Oil on paperboard (Birchmore board)
6 3/4 x 9 3/4 in. (17.2 x 24.8 cm)
Inscription verso: l.l., in ink, This sketch was given to me /personally by Tom Thomson /a close friend of my brothers /Mr. J.M. McRuer /July 5? /66 J McRuer; (label) George Rowney & etc.
Exhibition History
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The Group of Seven, June 19–September 8, 1970, no. 19, (repr.) Traveled to: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, September 22–October 31, 1970.
Published References
Duval, Paul. Canadian Art: Vital Decades, McMichael Conservation Collection. Toronto, Vancouver: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1970, (repr.)
Duval, Paul. A Vision of Canada: McMichael Canadian Collection. Toronto: Sampson Matthews Limited, 1973, p. 170 (repr.)

J.C. McRuer was Chief Justice at the time of donation. Joan Murray initially read the signature on the verso as “J.M. McRuer.” Janine Butler, Registrar, writes that it reads “J McRuer” according to her records, 11/11/2003.

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. ""Pine Stump and Rocks, 1912 (1912.22)." In Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed on June 15, 2024).