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Prospect recommends: Painting Canada

By Alexandra Coghlan  

An expedition through the Canadian wilds: Tom Thomson's "Path behind Mowat Lodge"

Painting Canada: Tom Thomson and the Group of Seven

Dulwich Picture Gallery, 19th October-8th January, Tel: 020 8693 5254

When Tom Thomson’s canoe was found empty, floating in Algonquin Park in 1917, it bore witness to his artistic philosophy in a way that no painting ever could. His mysterious death testified to the savage, ungovernable force of the wilderness—one harnessed by his works and those of Canada’s iconic landscape artists, the Group of Seven.

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