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1915.113
Round Lake, Mud Bay
Alternate title: Geese, Round Lake, Mud Bay
Fall 1915
Oil on wood
8 7/16 x 10 5/16 in. (21.5 x 26.2 cm)
Inscription recto: l.r., Tom Thomson / 15 (incised)

Inscription verso: u.l., in ink, by Mrs. Frank Cooper, Round Lake, Mud Bay / Painted as the First Flock of of [sic] / Geese flew back from the South [crossed out] North / Painting By The World's Best Artist / Tom Thomson "1915" He was Drowned at / Algonquin park July 8th 1916 [sic]; incised on frame (in 1970); Cat. 86; label, Art Gallery of Toronto, J.S. McLean
Exhibition History
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Paintings and Drawings from the Collection of J.S. McLean, February 23–March 24, 1952, no. 86, as Geese, Round Lake, Mud Bay.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, The J.S. McLean Collection of Canadian Painting, September 19–October 20, 1968, no. 79. Traveled to: Confederation Centre, Art Gallery and Museum, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, November 1–December 1, 1968. Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, December 13, 1968–January 12, 1969. London Public Library and Art Museum, London, Ontario, January 24–February 23, 1969. Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, March 7–April 6, 1969. Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, April–May 18, 1969. Norman Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, May 30–June 29, 1969. Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, July 5–September 13, 1969. Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, September 23–October 26, 1969.
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, The Art of Tom Thomson, October 30–December 12, 1971, no. 70, (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.
National Gallery of Canada; Art Gallery of Ontario, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Tom Thomson, June 7–September 8, 2002, no. 71, (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. 36.
Published References
Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971. Exhibition catalogue, pp. 79, 94 (repr.).
Town, Harold, and David P. Silcox. Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977, p. 170 (repr. col.).
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. 133, 224 (repr. col.).
Record last updated July 4, 2017. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Murray, Joan. "Round Lake, Mud Bay, Fall 1915 (1915.113)." Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=393 (accessed on September 21, 2019).