Tom Thomson - An Introduction to his Life and Art
Softcover, 64 pages 9 x 9"
Firefly Books, 2002
An illustrated introduction to Thomson's work and life. Tom Thomson stands as the most important artist in Canadian history. A forerunner of the Group of Seven, Thomson's compelling works ignited a powerful national art movement that shaped the way Canadians view their land. This illustrated introduction to his work covers Thomson's childhood and early years, his career as a commercial artist, the influence of Lawren Harris and J.E.H. MacDonald, his fame as an artist, his discovery of Algonquin Park, and the mystery surrounding his death.