Tom Thomson, Untitled

9 Jun

Tom Thomson is famous for his paintings of the Canadian wilderness in the first decade or so of the 20th Century.   A very large number of his works are in the National Gallery of Canada, in Ottawa.  Thomson — to borrow from baseball — was always “swinging for the fence.”  He had a lot of heart.  Some of his paintings are more successful than others, but the best are stunning, like this one.  Don’t you love his loose brushwork?  And the color!  He’s a winner.

One Response to “Tom Thomson, Untitled”

  1. Jane June 9, 2011 at 5:17 am #

    Love the new site, Bob…especially the title!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: