During an eight-month tour of Europe, October 1933 to June 1934, Tom studied local architecture, including ancient structures, from Sweden to Spain.   Traveling with watercolor materials, he created several paintings, a few of which are shown here.  [Click on title to see whole image.]

Cloister at San Marco in Florence Italy — 1930s


Baths of Diocletian in Rome — 1930s



Europe (Spain and Italy) — 1930s


Courtyard in Viterbo, Italy — 1930s


Near Tuscania, Viterbo Province, Italy — 1930s


Fiesole, Italy — 1930s


1410 High Street in Denver, Colorado

Painting by Tom of the house where he grew up at 1410 High Street in Denver, known as the House of a Thousand Candles.

Boathouse in Pointe du Bois, Manitoba

Boathouse among the trees and smooth granite formations on the Winnipeg River at the village of Pointe du Bois, where the family of Tom’s wife, Ruth, owned a summer house. Painting from mid-1950s.

Colorado — 1960s


Christmas Card for Ruth, 1965