Lot Sale Results

Thomas John (Tom) Thomson
Fall 2015 - 2nd Session Live auction

Lot # 112

Thomas John (Tom) Thomson
OSA 1877 - 1917 Canadian

After the Storm
oil on board
on verso dated 1917 and stamped with the estate stamp
8 7/16 x 10 1/4 in  21.4 x 26cm

Provenance:
Estate of the Artist
Elizabeth Thomson Harkness, Annan and Owen Sound
A.Y. Jackson, Toronto
Dr. Harold M. Tovell, Toronto, 1925
Given as a gift by Ruth Massey Tovell, Toronto, to Freeman and Rosita Tovell, Victoria, circa 1949
By descent to the present Private Collectors

Literature:
Dennis Reid, editor, Tom Thomson, Art Gallery of Ontario / National Gallery of Canada, 2002, pages 141 - 142 and 355, reproduced page 296 and listed page 355
David Silcox and Harold Town, Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm, forthcoming, reproduced

Exhibited:
Mellors Galleries, Toronto, Loan Exhibition of Works by Tom Thomson, March 1937, catalogue #65
The Art Gallery of Toronto
National Gallery Association at the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Paintings in Ottawa Collections, April 10 - May 6, 1959
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Tom Thomson, June 7 - September 8, 2002, traveling in 2003 to the Vancouver Art Gallery; the Musée du Québec, Quebec City; the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and the Winnipeg Art Gallery, catalogue #140

Inscribed in graphite "Dr. James MacCallum" / "No. 45 Mrs. Harkness" / "J 1009 Tovell" and in ink by J.M. (Dr. James MacCallum): "This sketch was done by Tom Thomson in the late spring of the year in which he was drowned. It is one of the few done in green. When the foliage had come on [southly?] he usually gave up sketching and took to fishing and canoeing until the fall color appeared." / "Dr. Tovell" and "Loaned by Mrs. R.M. Tovell" on the Art Gallery of Toronto label

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Estimate: $500,000 ~ $700,000 CAD

Sold For: $1,298,000.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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