Thoreau MacDonald was the son of the Group of Seven member J.E.H. MacDonald. He was colour blind and as a result he worked primarily in black and white. He is well known for his illustrations in many books and he also worked as an illustrator for Ryerson Press and Canadian Forum.
Thoreau MacDonald Last Wolf Seen at Thornhill, ink wash, 5 1/4'' x 9 1/4''
Thoreau MacDonald Ducks Flying Over River, ink, 5 3/4'' x 8 3/4''
Thoreau MacDonald Wild Geese, silkscreen, 30'' x 40'' Printed by Sampson Matthews Ltd. in the 1940's