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Medium: Oil »
Support: on canvas »
Year(s): 1907 »
Young Man with Team of Horses
Alternate titles: Team of Horses; Title Unknown (Farmer leading two horses); Young Man with Team
Oil on canvas
11 x 15 1/8 in. (28 x 38.3 cm)
Inscription verso: label, in ink, Isaacs Gallery, T.T.-Early Work / Possibly a copy / Geo. Thomson / Oct / 64; on stretcher, u.l., label, in ink, Tom Thomson / Inherited by my / mother (Minnie / Thomson Henry) / G.H.
Published References
Addison, Ottelyn, Elizabeth Harwood. Tom Thomson, The Algonquin Years. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1969, p. 4 (repr.)
Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971. Exhibition catalogue, p. 12.
Town, Harold, and David P. Silcox. Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977, p. 35 (repr. col.) as Team of Horses.
Murray, Joan. Tom Thomson: Design for a Canadian Hero. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1998, pp. 38 (repr.) as Young Man with Team, c. 1906.

Thomson gave the painting to Minnie Thomson Henry as a Christmas gift in 1907 (see letter from Minnie Thomson Henry to Blodwen Davies, 2 February 1931, Library and Archives Canada, Blodwen Davies fonds (MG30 D38)

Record last updated April 19, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Murray, Joan. ""Young Man with Team of Horses, 1907 (1907.04)." In Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. (accessed on June 15, 2024).