The Jack Pine, 1916-17
Oil on canvas
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ont.
Today is Canada Day, so here's the best-known painting by the beloved Canadian artist Tom Thomson.
BONUS MULTIMEDIA CONTENT: A paean to our neighbors to the north by, oddly enough, a Christian ska band from Colorado. It may be the most awesome thing you hear all day. Five Iron Frenzy - Oh, Canada (mp3, 3.0mb)