Researched and written by Joan Murray
Alternate titles: Pool, Autumn; The Pool, Autumn
Oil on canvas
30 1/16 x 32 3/16 in. (76.4 x 81.7 cm)
Inscription verso: (formerly) labels, Empire Ex, 1924; Willistead, etc.
. Traveled to: City Hall Gallery, Bermuda Society of Arts, Hamilton, Bermuda, November 25–December 1961; Fort William Public Library, Fort William, Ontario, February 24–March 4, 1962.
Traveled to: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, September 22–October 31, 1970.
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: Shanghai Art Gallery, Shanghai, May 13–27, 1975.
. Traveled to: The Art Gallery, Memorial University Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada, August 15–September 12, 1976; Owens Art Gallery, Mount Allison University, Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, September 20–October 17, 1976; The Gallery Stratford, Stratford, Ontario, Canada, December 3, 1976–January 2, 1977.
. Traveled to: Shanghai Museum of Art, Shanghai, June 2–24, 2001; Guangdong Museum of Art, Guang-zhou, China, July 10–August 10, 2001; Guanshanyue Art Gallery, Shenzhen, China, August 20–September 23, 2001.
Park, Julien ed. The Culture of Contemporary Canada. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1957, p. 126.
Hubbard, R.H. National Gallery of Canada, Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. Vol. III, Canadian School. Ottawa, Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1960, p. 310 (repr.)
Hubbard, R.H. The Gallery of Canadian Art, 2 Tom Thomson. Toronto: Society For Art Publications and McClelland and Stewart Limited, 1962, fig. 13 (repr.)
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.
Reid, Dennis. The Group of Seven. Ottawa: The National Gallery of Canada, 1970. Exhibition catalogue, p. 61 (repr.)
Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971. Exhibition catalogue, pp. 42, 83 (repr.)
Godsell, Patricia. Enjoying Canadian Painting. Don Mills: General Publishing Co. Ltd., 1976, pp. 125, 126 (repr. col.)
Laing, G. Blair. Memoirs of an Art Dealer. Vol. 1. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1979, p. 70.
Boulet, Roger. The Canadian Earth: Landscape Paintings by the Group of Seven. Toronto: Prentice-Hall, 1982, pp. 196–197 (repr. col.)
Murray, Joan. Tom Thomson: Trees. Toronto: McArthur & Company, 1999, pp. 70–71 (repr. col.)
The Empire Exhibition label would indicate that the work had been lent by the National Gallery of Canada to Wembley 1924, but it does not appear in the installation photo of the show (Archives and Library, National Gallery of Canada) or in the list of works in the show.
Record last updated March 2, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Murray, Joan. ""The Pool, Winter 1915–16 (1915-1916.25)." In Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=436 (accessed on June 1, 2023).