Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm by David Silcox,Harold Town

By David Silcox,Harold Town

A beautiful re-creation of the Canadian vintage with never-before-seen paintings

First released in 1977 to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of a Canadian painter whose short, marvelous existence, and premature loss of life in a mysterious canoe twist of fate, received him mythic prestige in his place of birth, Tom Thomson: The Silence and the Storm fast attained mythical prestige in its personal correct. This newly designed and increased version revives a vintage and provides greater than 25 never-before-seen work and a brand new creation. Co-authors Harold city, a founding father of the Painters 11 and an icon of Canadian paintings himself, and artwork historian David P. Silcox, former head of Sotheby's Canadian department, have fun this early affiliate of the gang of 7 as a key inventive determine with no falling into the catch of cultural jingoism. Thomson, the authors preserve, was once an encouraged local painter—in the easiest experience of that term—who stumbled upon the daring Expressionist palette pioneered by means of Matisse and his contemporaries regardless of operating from a provincial backwater.

Thomson's most interesting works are reproduced the following in painstakingly colour-matched plates, together with greater than eighty of Thomson's recognized oil sketches in just their unique size.

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