Homer Watson's death announcement.
News clipping about Homer Watson's death
30 May 1936
This article announces the death of Homer Watson on May 30th, 1936.
Chatelaine article and image of Homer Watson's last work
This article features the last painting Homer Watson was working on when he died.
News clipping about Homer Watson's degree from U of Western Ontario
13 May 1936
The University of Western Ontario honoured Homer Watson with a degree. Sadly, he did not live long enough to attend the ceremony. He was awarded a posthumous Doctor of Laws degree by the University of Western Ontario on June 3rd, 1936.
Phoebe Watson's presentation to the University of Western Ontario
His sister Phoebe Watson attended in his place. She donated his palette and brushes, on her brother's behalf.
News clipping about the making of Homer Watson's death mask
22 June 1936
A "Death Mask" was made of Homer Watson. This item has been missing for many years.
Homer Watson's house.
A bust of Watson, also made by John Sloan remains to this day in Watson's studio at Homer Watson House & Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario.
Homer Watson at the start of his career