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Support: on wood panel »
Year(s): 1915 »
1915.51
Hot Summer Moonlight
Summer 1915
Oil on wood panel
8 7/16 x 10 1/2 in. (21.4 x 26.7 cm)
Inscription verso: u.c., estate stamp; u.c., in ink on label, James MacCallum / (in graphite) Moonlight - Hot Summer Night; u.r., in graphite, on label, T.89; c.r., in graphite, Hot Summer / Moonlight; l.r., in black, upside down, 23; b.c., in graphite, H. Mortimer Lamb / 503 Drummond Bldg. / Montreal
Exhibition History
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, The MacCallum Bequest of Paintings by Tom Thomson and Other Canadian Painters & the Mr. and Mrs. H.R. Jackman Gift of Murals from the Late Dr. MacCallum's Cottage Painted by Some of the Members of the Group of Seven, January 25–February 23, 1969, no. 92.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, The Art of Tom Thomson, October 30–December 12, 1971, no. 66, (repr.). 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.
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Tom Thomson, June 16–September 16, 1990.
National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Tom Thomson, June 7–September 8, 2002, 51 (repr. col.). Traveled to: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 5, 2002–January 5, 2003. Musée du Québec, Quebec City, Quebec, 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.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Alexander Hall, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation, Tom Thomson, September 10–November 14, 2004, no. 27.
Published References
Saunders, Audrey. Algonquin Story. Toronto: Department of Lands and Forests, 1947, p. 172.
Hubbard, R.H. National Gallery of Canada, Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. Vol. III, Canadian School. Ottawa, Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1960, p. 300.
Reid, Dennis. The MacCallum Bequest of Paintings by Tom Thomson and Other Canadian Painters & the Mr. and Mrs. HR. Jackman Gift of the Murals from the Late Dr. MacCallum's Cottage Painted by Some Members of the Group of Seven. Ottawa: The National Gallery of Canada, 1969. Exhibition catalogue, p. 47.
Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971. Exhibition catalogue, pp. 38, 78 (repr.).
Thom, Ian M. Tom Thomson. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1990. Exhibition catalogue.
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. 132, 204 (repr. col.).
Silcox, David P. The Group of Seven and Tom Thomson. Toronto: Firefly Books, 2003, p. 248 (repr. col.).
King, Ross. Defiant Spirits: The Modernist Revolution of the Group of Seven. Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre and the McMichael Canadian Art Collection, 2011, p. 182.
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. "Hot Summer Moonlight, Summer 1915 (1915.51)." Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=330 (accessed on April 6, 2020).