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Birch Grove, Algonquin Park, Tom Thomson

Critiquing Art: Tom Thomson, Birch Grove Algonquin Park

 Birch Grove, Algonquin Park, Tom Thomson

Birch Grove, Algonquin Park, by Tom Thomson c. 1916

This painting by Tom Thomson shows the principle of unequal space division. If you look at the spacing of the trees, they are all different distances apart. This variety adds more interest to the painting.

You can also see the use of an orange imprimatura and the use of impasto brush strokes.

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