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Year(s): 1916 »
1916.29
Little Cauchon Lake
Spring 1916
Oil on wood
10 1/2 x 8 7/16 in. (26.6 x 21.4 cm)
Inscription recto: l.l., estate stamp

Inscription verso: c., estate stamp; above stamp in black pencil, 12 (circled); below stamp in graphite, 29 (circled); t., in graphite, Little Cauchon Lake 1916; u.l., in graphite, 6; u.r., on label, in graphite, 1916 [crossed out]/ [in ink] James M. MacCallum
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. 109, (repr.).
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, The Art of Tom Thomson, October 30–December 12, 1971, no. 97, (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, Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine, September 12–October 5, 1975, no. 9. Traveled to: Nova Scotia Museum of Arts, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, October 20–November 2, 1975. Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, March 31–April 25, 1976. Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, May 28–June 20, 1976. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, October 5–December 5, 1976.
1976, no. 9.
David Mirvish Gallery, Toronto, Tom Thomson Exhibition, October 15–November 14, 1977.
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, no. 96, (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. 43, (repr. col.).
Published References
Hubbard, R.H. National Gallery of Canada, Catalogue of Paintings and Sculpture. Vol. III, Canadian School. Ottawa, Toronto: University of Toronto Press 1960, p. 304.
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, pp. 24, 53 (repr.).
Murray, Joan. The Art of Tom Thomson. Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1971. Exhibition catalogue, pp. 44, 85 (repr.).
Reid. Tom Thomson: The Jack Pine. 5, Masterpieces in the National Gallery of Canada, The National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa: 1975, pp. 19–21 (repr.).
Town, Harold, and David P. Silcox. Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977, p. 143 (repr. col.).
Thom, Ian M. Tom Thomson. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 1990. Exhibition catalogue.
Walton, Paul H. "The Group of Seven and Northern Development." RACAR 17, no. 2 (1990), p. 178 n17.
Murray, Joan. Tom Thomson: The Last Spring. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1994, pp. 73, 74 (repr.).
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. 28, 32, 137, 251 (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. 207.
Record last updated February 26, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Murray, Joan. "Little Cauchon Lake, Spring 1916 (1916.29)." Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=471 (accessed on April 6, 2020).