Sun, Fog and Ice, Smith Sound (Arctic Painting IV), 1931
Inscriptionstitled and signed in ink, ‘“SUN, FOG AND ICE / SMITH 3865SOUND” / LAWREN HARRIS / 25 SEVERN ST. / TORONTO’ (verso, upper horizontal stretcher); inscribed in ink on printed label of Department of Graphic Arts by Doris Mills, ‘Sun, for and Ice, Smith Sound 40 x 50 / Lawren Harris / Arctic Paintings IV’(verso, upper left); inscribed in graphite in an unknown hand, ‘VAULT’ (verso, upper left); torn printed label, ‘MONTR….OF FINE ARTS’ (verso, upper left corner); inscribed in ink on a torn label, ‘750’ (verso, upper centre); stamped, ‘WALTER KLINKHOFF GALLERY / 1200 SHERBROOKE ST. W. MONTREAL’ (verso, upper centre); inscribed in white chalk, ‘72’ (verso, upper centre cross bar); inscribed in ink, ‘ ROLANDE DUMAIS, ARCHITECTE, MONTREAL’ (verso, upper right stretcher bar)
Fine Art Galleries T. Eaton Co. College Street, Toronto, 1953.
Private collection, Toronto.
Roland Dumais, Montreal.
Christie’s in Canada, 14 Oct. 1971, lot 72, Montreal.
Galerie Walter Klinkhoff Inc., Montreal;Acquired from the above by Mitzi and Mel Dobrin.
Toronto, Art Gallery of Toronto, May 1931, Arctic Sketches by Lawren Harris and A.Y. Jackson, R.C.A, no. 390 as Sun, Fog and Ice, Smith Sound.
Vancouver, Vancouver Exhibition, Exhibition of Paintings and Photography, Sketches of the Canadian North by Lawren Harris, R.C.A. [sic] and A.Y. Jackson, R.C.A., August 22 - August 29, 1931, no. 317 as Fog and Ice, South [sic] Sound.
Toronto, Art Gallery of Toronto, Exhibition by the Group of Seven, no. 64 as Sun, Fog and Ice, Smith Sound $750.
Toronto, Canadian National Exhibition, 25 August - 9 September 1939, no. 95 as Sun, Fog and Ice, Smith Sound.
Toronto, Canadian National Exhibition, 25 August – 9 September 1950, no. 150 as Sun, Fog and Ice, Smith Sound oil on canvas 40 x 50, Lent by the artist.Toronto, Alan Klinkhoff Gallery, Lawren Harris & Canadian Masters: Historic Sale Celebrating Canada's 150 Years, April 1 - April 30, 2017.
E.W. Harrold, “Seventh Group of Seven Show,” The Morning Citizen (Ottawa: 29 December 1931).
The paintings of Lawren Harris compiled by Mrs. Gordon Mills, July-December 1936 as Arctic Paintings, no. 4.Jeremy Adamson, Urban Scenes and Wilderness Landscapes (Toronto: Art Gallery of Ontario, 1978), pp. 190-195.