Last Updated on 11/22/2006 by bidz

Tom Thomson painting sells at auction for close to $1M Arts
Monday, November 20, 2006

“A Tom Thomson oil sketch of Ontario’s northern wilderness sold for $934,000 at auction in Toronto on Monday, well above the last record price for a Thomson painting.

Art dealer David Loch of Winnipeg won a brisk bidding war for the painting, Burnt Area with Ragged Rocks, at the Sotheby’s and Ritchies auction of Canadian art.

…An Emily Carr work on paper, Young Tree in Surging Growth, sold for $520,000, also a record for her work.”

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