Tea Lake Dam
Oil on wood panel
8 3/8 x 10 5/16 in. (21.3 x 26.2 cm)
Inscription verso: three graphite sketches of birds (barn swallows?); t., in graphite, Thundercloud in spring at chute where Muskoka River flows out of Lake / looked at from the left side the rush of water and the feeling of daylight is / very marked as well as the feeling of spring - In the trees or bushes in the foreground on right / side of creek I found a poacher's bag with beaver-skins +c - sketched just before his drowning / JMM.; Backing label, Dr James MacCallum
Traveled to: Center for the Fine Arts, Miami. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York. Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Traveled to: Woodstock Public Art Gallery, Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, July 20–August 20, 1989. Chatham Cultural Centre, Chatham, Ontario, Canada, August 26–October 1, 1989. Sarnia Public Library and Art Gallery, Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, November 24, 1989–January 8, 1990. Lindsay Gallery, Lindsey, Ontario, Canada, February 2–24, 1990. Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada, March 28–April 22, 1990.
Traveled to: Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 5, 2002–January 5, 2003. Musée du Québec, Quebec City, 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.
Traveled to: National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway, January 29–May 13, 2012. The Groninger Museum, Groninger, the Netherlands, June 3–October 28, 2012.
Toronto, Vancouver: Clarke, Irwin & Company Limited, 1970, as 1916 (repr. col.).
Toronto: Sampson Matthews Limited, 1973, pp. 18, 171 (repr. col.).
Brights Grove, ON: G.L. Smith, 1974, pp. 33–34.
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977, pp. 80, 229 (repr. col.).
Toronto: McClelland and Stewart Ltd. 1978, pp. 174–75 (repr. col.).
"One Man's Obsession." One Man's Obsession. Scarborough: Prentice-Hall Canada Inc. 1986, pp. 266–67.
Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1989, p. 16 as 1917 (repr. col.).
Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1994, p. 45 (repr. col.).
Vancouver/Toronto: Douglas & McIntyre with the Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada, 2002. Exhibition catalogue., pp. 141–42, 295 (repr. col.).
London: Dulwich Picture Gallery, 2011. Exhibition catalogue., p. 109 (repr. col.).
Record last updated February 12, 2016. Please note that the information on this and all pages is periodically reviewed and subject to change.
Citation: Murray, Joan. "Tea Lake Dam, Spring 1917 (1917.33)." Tom Thomson Catalogue Raisonné. https://www.tomthomsoncatalogue.org/catalogue/entry.php?id=669 (accessed on April 16, 2021).