Lot # 212
Fall 2016 - 4th Session Live auction

Thomas John (Tom) Thomson
OSA 1877 - 1917 Canadian

Sleet Storm
oil on canvas on board 1914
stamped with the estate stamp and on verso titled, dated 1916 on the gallery labels, inscribed “Sleet Storm [illegible]” / "T.T" / in Lawren Harris's hand "1st class" / "St #A562" and variously in graphite and stamped with the estate stamp
8 1/2 x 10 1/2 in  21.6 x 26.7cm

Provenance:
Dr. James MacCallum, Toronto
Mellors or Mellors-Laing Galleries Limited, Toronto (after 1937)
Laing Galleries, Toronto (after 1950)
Harry Stevenson Southam, Ottawa
By descent to Mr. and Mrs. Gordon T. Southam, Vancouver
The Art Emporium, Vancouver, inventory ST#A562, circa 1973
Stuart Wallace, Vancouver
Kenneth G. Heffel Fine Art Inc., Vancouver
Peter and Joanne Brown Collection, Vancouver, acquired from the above in 1985

Literature:
G. Blair Laing, Memoirs of an Art Dealer, Volume 1, 1979, pages 68 and 78, the circa 1915 - 1916 oil on canvas After the Sleet Storm reproduced page 69
Dennis Reid, editor, Tom Thomson, Art Gallery of Ontario and the National Gallery of Canada, 2002, essay by Charles C. Hill, page 135, the 1915 - 1916 canvas After the Sleet Storm reproduced page 238
Joan Murray, Tom Thomson: Trailblazer and Guide, 2008, the 1915 - 1916 studio canvas After the Sleet Storm, in the Thomson collection, Art Gallery of Ontario, reproduced page 111

For full cataloguing, essay and images in PDF format please click here

Estimate: $1,000,000 ~ $1,500,000 CAD  
Sold for: $1,534,000 CAD (including Buyer's Premium)

All prices are in Canadian Dollars.

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