RE-CREATION FRAME CHOICES
Add your own finishing touch to your Thomson's re-creation with a choice of three premium Larson-Juhl frames:
Creating a museum-worthy finish, Larson-Juhl's gold Salon frames are inspired by the classic Louis XVI styles that were popular in Thomson's era.
Finish: Gold - Width: 3" - Height: 1 3.8"
The gold Andover moulding is simple yet sophisticated, striking a balance between contemporary and classic, with its antiqued foil finish.
Finish: Gold - Width: 2.67" - Height: 1.2"
Larson-Juhl's gold Zen frame is soft yet striking, with a contemporary profile and neutral finish, complete with gently hammered details.
Finish: Gold - Width: 1.375" - Height: 2"
THE STORY BEHIND THOMSON'S SKETCH
During the winter, painting outside becomes almost impossible, so Tom Thomson spent the colder months in his small studio in Toronto working on larger paintings. As the weather got warmer, he would venture out, looking forward to the time when he could be in the landscape of Algonquin Park for extended periods of time, camping, fishing and making sketches.
A key event in his annual calendar was the period during the thaw when the ice in the rivers and lakes abated, and the water could be safely traversed in a canoe; Thomson could then move deeper into the landscape, and find new sketching spots. This sketch shows exactly this time of the year; the ice in the river breaking up, and the drab landscape just beginning to come back to life under a sunny, vibrantly blue, cloudless sky.
Certificate of Authenticity
Each work is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, signed by the National Gallery of Canada. Mailed Seperately.
An exclusive edition of only 350 re-creations authorized by the National Gallery of Canada.
Each re-creation is printed on an aluminum panel with the highest quality archival inks and a limited lifetime warranty.
High Fidelity Re-creations
The National Gallery of Canada compares the master proof against the original before authenticating the edition.
Premium Hand-Crafted Frames
Premium hand-crafted frames reflect the style of the historical era of the original artwork.
Making Art More Accessible
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