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Tom Thomson

 (1877 - 1917)
Tom (Thomas John) Thomson was active/lived in Ontario / Canada.  Tom Thomson is known for lakeside landscape painting.

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Tom Thomson


Thomas John "Tom" Thomson (August 5, 1877 - July 8, 1917)

He was an influential Canadian artist of the early 20th century.  He directly influenced a group of Canadian painters that would come to be known as the Group of Seven, and though he died before they formally formed, he is sometimes incorrectly credited as being a member of the group itself.  Thomson died under mysterious circumstances, which added to his mystique.

Thomas John "Tom" Thomson was born near Claremont, Ontario to John and Margaret Thomson and grew up in Rose Hill, Ontario, near Owen Sound.  In 1899, he entered a machine shop apprenticeship at an iron foundry owned by William Kennedy, a close friend of his father.  He was fired from his   ...  Displaying 750 of 13827 characters.



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About  Tom Thomson

Born:  1877
Died:   1917 - Toronto, Canada
Known for:  lakeside landscape painting