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Until March 12, 2006

Favourites

John William Waterhouse
British 1849-1917
" 'I am half sick of shadows,' said The Lady of Shalott" (Alfred, Lord Tennyson, The Lady of Shalott, Part II) 1915
oil on canvas
100.3 x 73.7
Gift of Mrs. Philip B. Jackson, 1971
© 2005 Art Gallery of Ontario

What do paintings of a vase of summer flowers and a forest in France have in common with a portrait of an Italian aristocrat and an Inuit sculpture? For the first time ever, the AGO has invited the people of Ontario to vote for their favourite work of art in the GalleryÌs permanent collection. The results go on view June 1. You wonÌt want to miss this singular gathering of the greats!


 

Favourites: Your Choices from Our Collection

1.
Claude Monet
French, 1840-1926
Vétheuil in Summer, 1879
oil on canvas
67.7 x 90.5 cm
Purchase, 1929
#1354

2.
Augustus John
British, 1878-1961
The Marchesa Casati, 1919
oil on canvas
96.5 x 68.6 cm
Purchase, 1934
#2164

3.
Tom Thomson
Canadian, 1877-1917
The West Wind, 1916-1917
Oil on canvas
120.7 x 137.9
Gift of the Canadian Club of Toronto, 1926
784

4.
Auguste Rodin
French, 1840-1917
Head of Pierre de Wiessant, c. 1885
Tinted plaster
h. 39.4 cm
Purchase, 1928
900

5.
Workshop of Bernard van Orley
Flemish, c. 1491-1542
Rest on the Flight into Egypt, c. 1518
Oil on panel
88.9 x 70.5 cm
Gift by subscription, 1938
2456

6.
Alfred-Pierre Agache
French, 1843-1915
The Sword, 1896
Oil on canvas
177.8 x 109.2 cm
Gift of the Canadian National Exhibition association, 1965
82

7.
Pieter Breughel the Younger
Flemish, 1564-1638
The Peasant Wedding, c.1590
oil on wood
36.2 x 44.2 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. W. Redelmeier, 1940
#2557

8.
Paul Cézanne
French, 1839-1906
Interior of a forest, c.1885
oil on canvas
46.4 x 56.1 cm
Given in loving memory of Saidye Rosner Bronfman by her family, 1996
96/321

9.
Otto Dix
German, 1891-1969
Portrait of Dr. Heinrich Stadelmann, 1922
oil on canvas
90.8 x 61.0 cm
Anonymous gift, 1969; donated by the Ontario Heritage Foundation, 1988
L69.2

10.
Frans Hals
Dutch, 1582/83-1666
Isaak Massa, 1626
oil on canvas
79.7 x 65.1 cm
Bequest of Frank P. Wood, 1955
54/31

11.
Henry Moore
British, 1898-1986
Reclining Figure: Open Pose, 1982
Plaster
l. 91.5 cm
Gift of the Henry Moore Foundation, 1990
90/79

12.
Jacques Tissot
French, 1836-1902
The Shop Girl (La demoiselle de magasin), c.1883-1885
oil on canvas
146.1 x 101.6 cm
Gift from Corporations’ Subscription Fund, 1968
67/55

13.
John William Waterhouse
British, 1849-1917
“‘I am half sick of shadows,’ said The Lady of Shalott” (The Lady of Shalott, Part II), 1915
oil on canvas
100.3 x 73.7 cm
Gift of Mrs. Philip B. Jackson, 1971
71/18

14.
Lawren Harris
Canadian, 1885-1970
Autumn Forest with Glaciated Bedrock, Georgian Bay (Decorative Landscape), 1914-15
Oil on canvas
Centre section: 120.0 x 110.0; each wing: 128.0 x 36.0 cm
Purchase, 1989
89/14

15.
Laura Muntz Lyall
Canadian, 1860-1930
Interesting Story, 1898
Oil on canvas
81.3 x 100.3 cm
Gift of the Government of the Province of Ontario, 1972
72/18

16.
Markosee Karpik
Canadian, b. 1935
Pangnirtung, Nunavut
Shaman, 1974
Whalebone
48.3 x 100.4 x 43.1 cm
Gift of Samuel and Esther Sarick, 1988
88/377

17.
Cornelius Krieghoff
Canadian, 1815-1872
Settler’s Log House, 1856
Oil on canvas
62.4 x 92.7 cm
Gift of the Reuben Wells Leonard Estate, Toronto, 1937
2413

18.
Joseph Légaré
Canadian, 1795-1855
The Fire in the Saint-Jean Quarter, Seen Looking Westward, c. 1845
Oil on canvas
151.1 x 220.3 cm
Purchase, with assistance from Wintario, 1976
76/210

19.
Lilias Torrance Newton
Canadian, 1896-1980
Nude, 1933
Oil on canvas
203.2 x 91.5 cm
The Thomson Collection, Toronto
33852

20.
Paterson Ewen
Canadian, 1925-2002
Halley’s Comet as seen by Giotto, 1979
Acrylic and fluorescent paint on galvanized steel and gouged plywood
229.0 x 244.0 cm
Anonymous Gift, 1994
94/943

21.
Paul Peel
Canadian, 1860-1892
The Young Biologist, 1891
Oil on canvas
118.7 x 98.8 cm
Bequest of T.P. Loblaw, Toronto, 1933
2135

22.
Joanne Tod
Canadian, b. 1953
Dick N’ Mao,1978
Oil on canvas
110.3 x 130.0 cm
Gift of Alison and Alan Schwartz, 1996
96/211

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