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Arthur Lismer

Works from the Permanent Collection

Until January 29, 2006

Arthur Lismer

Arthur Lismer
Sunlight in a Wood (detail), 1930
oil on canvas
bequest of John M. Lyle, Toronto, 1946.
© 2005 Arthur Lismer Estate

Marking the 85th anniversary of the Group of Seven, this intimate
exhibition features definitive works by Arthur Lismer, along with
some of his drawings and works on paper.

This exhibition is the AGO’s participation in The Group of Seven
Project 1920 to 2005.

Generously supported by


All works by:
Lismer, Arthur
Canadian, 1885-1969

Georgian Bay near Go Home Bay
1926
oil on canvas
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W.C. Harris, Toronto, 1979

Sombre Hill, Algoma
1922
oil on canvas
Gift from the Fund of the T. Eaton Co. Ltd. for Canadian Works of Art, 1950

Sunlight in a Wood
1930
oil on canvas
Bequest of John M. Lyle, Toronto, 1946

September Sunlight, Georgian Bay
1933
oil on canvas
Gift from the J.S. McLean Collection, Toronto; donated by the Ontario Heritage Foundation, 1988

Old Pine, McGregor Bay
1929
oil on canvas
Bequest of Charles S. Band, Toronto, 1970

Rock, Pine and Sunlight
1920
oil on canvas
Purchase, 1929

Sketch for "Rock, Pine and Sunlight" (2)
1920
oil on panel
Gift of Mrs. Doris Huestis Mills Speirs, Pickering, Ontario, 1971

Sketch for "Rock, Pine and Sunlight" (1)
1921
oil on panel
Gift of Arthur Lismer, 1940

Derelict Pier
1941
oil on canvas
Gift from the Albert H. Robson Memorial Subscription Fund, 1942

Dock Vista
1945
oil on canvas board
Purchase, 1946

Design for a Painted Screen
1919c
oil on board
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Lismer Bridges, 1981

 

Lily Pond, Georgian Bay
1948
oil on aluminum
Gift from the Fund of the T. Eaton Co. Ltd. for Canadian Works of Art, 1949

Buck Grotto, Georgian Bay
1947
oil on panel
Gift of the Estate of Catherine Steele, Toronto, 2004

Islands, McGregor Bay
1923
oil on panel
Gift from the Fund of the T. Eaton Co. Ltd. for Canadian Works of Art, 1951

North Shore, Lake Superior
1927
oil on laminated paperboard
Gift from the J.S. McLean Collection, by Canada Packers Inc., 1990

Untitled undated (verso)
oil on laminated paperboard
Gift from the J.S. McLean Collection, by Canada Packers Inc., 1990

Rocks and Water, Go Home Bay
1921
oil on panel
Gift of Arthur Lismer, 1951

The Survivor, McGregor Bay
1929
oil on board
Gift of Miss Norah McCullough, Guelph, Ontario, 1985

Sketch for "Old Pine, McGregor Bay"
1929 c
oil on board
Bequest of Ambia L. Going, Peterborough, Ontario, 1938

Algoma
1924
oil on panel
Gift from the Fund of the T. Eaton Co. Ltd. for Canadian Works of Art, 1951

My Wife, Sackville River, Nova Scotia
1918
oil on panel
Gift of the artist, Montreal, 1951

 

 

Sunset Reflections, Georgian Bay
1921 c
oil on plywood
Bequest of Nora McCullough, Guelph, Ontario, 1994

Sketch for "Sombre Hill, Algoma"
1921
oil on wood panel
Gift of A. Burke Doran, Toronto, 1987

The Banks of the Don
1912c
oil on panel
Purchase, 1984

Algonquin Park
1914
oil on panel
Gift of the artist, Montreal, 1951

 

Lismer works on paper (to be replaced Sept.7 due to exposure limits)

Group I (Jun – Aug)

Study for "Sunlight in a Wood"
1929
crayon on paper
Gift of the Artist, 1946
2851

Drawing of Sir Frederick Banting, Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson
unknown
charcoal on paper
Bequest of Sir Frederick G. Banting, 1941
76/20

Three Studies for Dock Vista
1945c
graphite, pen and ink on paper
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Lismer Bridges, Ashton, Maryland, 1979
79/51           

Group II (Sep – Dec)

Study for "The Boat Deck"
1932
charcoal on wove bond paper
Gift of Mrs. Marjorie Lismer Bridges, Ashton, Maryland, 1985
85/244           

Georgian Bay
1926
brush and ink on paper
Purchase, 1928
869           

Carl Schaefer at the Art Centre
19341218
graphite on wove paper
Gift of Mark and Paul Schaefer, 1999
99/29           

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