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Support: on wood panel »
Year(s): 1916 »
1916.03
Snow Shadows
Alternate titles: Snow Shadows on the Hillside; Snow, Shadows
Spring 1916
Oil on wood panel
8 7/16 x 10 9/16 in. (21.5 x 26.9 cm)
Inscription verso: u.l.cor., u.r., l.r. and l.l.cor., estate stamp; u.l., in graphite, 74; u.c., in graphite, H M L: l.r.q., in graphite, 1952 / For Polly from / MacC.; u.l.q., label, Snow Shadows on the Hillside / 36 / James MacCallum; l.l.cor., white tape label, 375
Exhibition History
Arts Club, Montreal, Exhibition of Paintings by the Late Tom Thomson, March 1, 1919, no. 36, as Snow Shadows on the Hillside. Traveled to: Art Association of Montreal, Montreal, March 25–April 12, 1919.
Mellors Galleries, 759 Yonge Street, Toronto, Loan Exhibition of Works by Tom Thomson, Mellors Galleries, March 13–31, 1937, no. 75, as Snow, Shadows, lent by James M. MacCallum.
McMichael Canadian Collection, Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow, United Kingdom, Group of Seven: Canadian Landscape Painters, August 25–September 18, 1976, no. 3, as 1915. Traveled to: Talbot Rice Centre, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, September 29–October 20, 1976; Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, November 27–December 18, 1976; Canada House Gallery, London, January 12–February 23, 1977; The Royal Residence, Munich, March 15–April 30, 1977; The Provincial Museum, Bonn, Germany, May 1–18, 1977; The Hermitage, Leningrad, Russian Federation, June 7–July 2, 1977; Museum of Western and Eastern Art, Kiev, Russian Federation, July 11–31, 1977; Pushkin Museum, Moscow, August 10–27, 1977; Ernst Barlach Haus, Hamburg, Germany, September 23–October 15, 1977; Oslo Kuntsforeningen, Oslo, Norway, March 16–April 10, 1978; National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, April 20–May 14, 1978; Castle Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland, May 18–June 4, 1978; National Exhibition Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, July 1–16, 1978; Thames Art Centre, Chatham, Ontario, Canada, July 21–August 13, 1978; National Exhibition Centre, Timmins, Ontario, Canada, August 23–September 17, 1978; Northern Studio du Nord, Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, September 22–October 9, 1978.
Thunder Bay, National Exhibition Centre, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, Group of Seven: Canadian Landscape Painters, July 1–16, 1978, no. 3. Traveled to: Thames Art Centre, Chatham, Ontario, Canada, July 21–August 13, 1978; Timmins Museum, National Exhibition Centre, Timmins, Ontario, Canada, August 23–September 17, 1978; Northern Studio du Nord, Kapuskasing, Ontario, Canada, September 22–October 9, 1978.
The Spoleto Festival U.S.A, The Gibbes Art Gallery, Charleston, South Carolina, Wilderness Canada: Canadian Landscape Paintings from the McMichael Canadian Collection, May 20–June 22, 1981, no. 2.
Published References
Duval, Paul. Canadian Art: Vital Decades, McMichael Conservation Collection. Toronto, Vancouver: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1970, (repr. col.)
Duval, Paul. A Vision of Canada: McMichael Canadian Collection. Toronto: Sampson Matthews Limited, 1973, pp. 25, 171 (repr. col.)
p. 17 (repr. col.)
McMichael Canadian Collection of Art. McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition, 1965-1990. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1989, p. 32 (repr. col.)
Toyota Brochure RVC4. 1999, RAV4.
Murray, Joan. Tom Thomson: Trees. Toronto: McArthur & Company, 1999, pp. 72–73 (repr. col.)
Remarks

HML stands for Harold Mortimer-Lamb who may have selected the work as a possible purchase.

Record last updated April 5, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Murray, Joan. "Snow Shadows, Spring 1916 (1916.03)." Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=445 (accessed on May 25, 2022).