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Artistry revealed : Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and their contemporaries

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Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Published Date
2018
Author
Ewen, Anne and Monique Westra and Lisa Christensen
Publisher
Banff, Alberta, Canada : Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Call Number
06.1 Ew3a copy 1
06.1 Ew3a copy 2
06.1 Ew3a copy 3
Author
Ewen, Anne and Monique Westra and Lisa Christensen
Responsibility
essays by Anne Ewen, Monique Westra and Lisa Christensen
Publisher
Banff, Alberta, Canada : Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies
Published Date
2018
Physical Description
192 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 25 x 28 cm.
Medium
Library - Book (including soft-cover and pamphlets)
Subjects
Art
Artists
Biography
Exhibitions
Whyte, Peter
Whyte, Catharine Robb
Abstract
Artistry Revealed celebrates Peter and Catharine Whyte whose work reflected their connection to the mountain landscapes of the Canadian Rockies and their love of the Bow Valley community. The book commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, founded by Peter and Catharine. Bursting with stunning reproductions of Peter’s and Catharine’s paintings and sketches, the publication includes essays in which Anne Ewen, Lisa Christensen and Monique Westra discuss the couple’s creative talent, accomplishments and legacy.
Contents
Foreword / by Vincent J. Varga -- Introduction /essay by Anne Ewen -- Looking closely at the art of Peter and Catharine Whyte / essay by Monique Westra -- Paint and philanthropy: the artistic legacy of Peter and Catharine Whyte / essay by Lisa Christensen. Pre´face / par Vincent J. Varga -- Introduction / essai par Anne Ewen -- Profond regard sur les oeuvres de Peter et Catharine Whyte / essai par Monique Westra -- Peinture et philanthropie: le legs artistique de Peter et Catharine Whyte / essai par Lisa Christensen.
Notes
Copy 1 (hardcover)
Copy 2 (hardcover)
Copy 3 (softcover)
ISBN
978-0-920608-62-3
Accession Number
2019.14
Call Number
06.1 Ew3a copy 1
06.1 Ew3a copy 2
06.1 Ew3a copy 3
Collection
Archives Library
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Date
1885 – 1900
Material
skin; tooth; glass
Catalogue Number
103.01.0053
Description
A necklace of grizzly bear teeth and somewhat cubelike beads (quartz?) strung on a thong of buckskin.
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Title
Bear Tooth Necklace
Date
1885 – 1900
Material
skin; tooth; glass
Dimensions
42.0 cm
Description
A necklace of grizzly bear teeth and somewhat cubelike beads (quartz?) strung on a thong of buckskin.
Subject
Indians
costumes
Dan Wildman
hunting
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
103.01.0053
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Untitled [Two Men in Canoes]

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Artist
Frank Weston Benson (1862 – 1951, American)
Date
1925
Medium
etching on paper
Catalogue Number
BnF.04.01
Description
Two men in two canoes pulled up on the left bank of a river which runs from lower right corner across to near the upper left corner where there are trees. The far bank goes up into the upper right corner. The sky is seen in the upper left area.
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Artist
Frank Weston Benson (1862 – 1951, American)
Title
Untitled [Two Men in Canoes]
Date
1925
Medium
etching on paper
Dimensions
29.7 x 19.8 cm
Description
Two men in two canoes pulled up on the left bank of a river which runs from lower right corner across to near the upper left corner where there are trees. The far bank goes up into the upper right corner. The sky is seen in the upper left area.
Subject
figure
landscape
figure, men
landscape, river
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1977
Catalogue Number
BnF.04.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Untitled [Portrait of Catharine Robb]

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Artist
Frederick Andrew Bosley (1881 – 1942, American)
Date
1925
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
BoF.02.01
Description
A portrait of Catharine Robb sitting in an arm chair, wearing a red silk dress. Over the dress she is wearing a red coloured robe that has a light blue or gray trim on the front and around the edges of the sleeves. The background is a dark burgundy colour.
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Artist
Frederick Andrew Bosley (1881 – 1942, American)
Title
Untitled [Portrait of Catharine Robb]
Date
1925
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
114.3 x 99.5 cm
Description
A portrait of Catharine Robb sitting in an arm chair, wearing a red silk dress. Over the dress she is wearing a red coloured robe that has a light blue or gray trim on the front and around the edges of the sleeves. The background is a dark burgundy colour.
Subject
portrait
Catharine Robb Whyte
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
BoF.02.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Frederick Andrew Bosley (1881 – 1942, American)
Date
1928
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
BoF.02.02
Description
Featured in this landscape is a tree in the center and another large tree placed at the left of the image. On the right in the distance is a clump of trees. In the foreground the ground is covered in green grass with some patches of lighter yellow grass. The sky above is blue.
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Artist
Frederick Andrew Bosley (1881 – 1942, American)
Title
Road in Hillside
Date
1928
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
63.5 x 75.5 cm
Description
Featured in this landscape is a tree in the center and another large tree placed at the left of the image. On the right in the distance is a clump of trees. In the foreground the ground is covered in green grass with some patches of lighter yellow grass. The sky above is blue.
Subject
landscape, trees, hill, road
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
BoF.02.02
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Lake near Mount Assiniboine

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Artist
Frederick Henry Brigden (1871 – 1956, Canadian)
Date
n.d.
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
BrF.05.01
Description
Lake in Mt. Assiniboine area.
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Artist
Frederick Henry Brigden (1871 – 1956, Canadian)
Title
Lake near Mount Assiniboine
Date
n.d.
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
27.5 x 37.9 cm
Description
Lake in Mt. Assiniboine area.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
lake
Mt. Assiniboine area
Credit
Purchased from Hodgins Art Auctions Ltd., Calgary, 2004
Catalogue Number
BrF.05.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Belmore Browne (1880 – 1954, American)
Date
1928
Medium
oil on board
Catalogue Number
BwB.02.04
Description
Colour: blue, green. The lower half is green grass with evergreens along the shore of the lake which appears at left of center. The upper half is blue and purple and white mountains. Sky goes along the top.
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Artist
Belmore Browne (1880 – 1954, American)
Title
Bow Glacier
Date
1928
Medium
oil on board
Dimensions
29.0 x 40.0 cm
Description
Colour: blue, green. The lower half is green grass with evergreens along the shore of the lake which appears at left of center. The upper half is blue and purple and white mountains. Sky goes along the top.
Subject
landscape
mountain
Rocky Mountains
glacier
Bow Glacier
Credit
Gift of Mary Hallock, Fort St. James, 1981
Catalogue Number
BwB.02.04
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Belmore Browne (1880 – 1954, American)
Date
1942
Medium
oil on canvas board
Catalogue Number
BwB.02.07
Description
General colour: purple, blue and yellow. Foreground - flowers, grass, a log lies left to center. Poplars with occasional pine, in the distance make a horizon. Three chunks of mountain rise up behind and a grey clouded sky fills the top.
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Artist
Belmore Browne (1880 – 1954, American)
Title
Massive Range
Date
1942
Medium
oil on canvas board
Dimensions
22.0 x 27.0 cm
Description
General colour: purple, blue and yellow. Foreground - flowers, grass, a log lies left to center. Poplars with occasional pine, in the distance make a horizon. Three chunks of mountain rise up behind and a grey clouded sky fills the top.
Subject
landscape
Rocky Mountains
mountain
Massive Range
Credit
Gift of J. Monroe Thorington, Philadelphia, USA, 1974
Catalogue Number
BwB.02.07
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
William Abbott Cheever (1908 – 1986, American)
Date
c. 1930
Medium
oil on board
Catalogue Number
ChA.02.01
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Artist
William Abbott Cheever (1908 – 1986, American)
Title
Power Boat
Date
c. 1930
Medium
oil on board
Dimensions
22.7 x 30.6 cm
Subject
seascape
Atlantic
William Abbott Cheever
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
ChA.02.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Untitled [Thunderheads]

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Artist
Gardner Cox (1906 – 1988, American)
Date
n.d.
Medium
watercolour on paper
Catalogue Number
CxG.05.02
Description
General colour: blue, purple. A hill is in the lower left corner. The rest is sky and clouds.
  1 image  
Artist
Gardner Cox (1906 – 1988, American)
Title
Untitled [Thunderheads]
Date
n.d.
Medium
watercolour on paper
Dimensions
25 x 35 cm
Description
General colour: blue, purple. A hill is in the lower left corner. The rest is sky and clouds.
Subject
landscape
sky
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1977
Catalogue Number
CxG.05.02
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Eskimo Children II, Resolute Bay, N.W.T.

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Artist
Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper (1898 – 1994, Canadian)
Date
1960
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
DaK.02.01
Description
The faces of three eskimo children look out from parka hoods. Behind in the distance are mountains.
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Artist
Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper (1898 – 1994, Canadian)
Title
Eskimo Children II, Resolute Bay, N.W.T.
Date
1960
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
75.0 x 62.3 cm
Description
The faces of three eskimo children look out from parka hoods. Behind in the distance are mountains.
Subject
portrait
child
group
Inuit
Credit
Purchased from Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper, 1969
Catalogue Number
DaK.02.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Andre and A.Y. at Sunshine

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Artist
Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper (1898 – 1994, Canadian)
Date
n.d.
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
DaK.03.04
Description
General colour: pencil on white. Two men in suits sitting at a table. The one in front faces right and is writing. The one behind faces more out and is reading. He wears glasses. Behind them in the upper left corner are book shelves. In the upper right corner is a lamp.
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Artist
Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper (1898 – 1994, Canadian)
Title
Andre and A.Y. at Sunshine
Date
n.d.
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
29.0 x 36.5 cm
Description
General colour: pencil on white. Two men in suits sitting at a table. The one in front faces right and is writing. The one behind faces more out and is reading. He wears glasses. Behind them in the upper left corner are book shelves. In the upper right corner is a lamp.
Subject
figure
male
Credit
Purchased from Kathleen Frances Daly Pepper, 1970
Catalogue Number
DaK.03.04
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Untitled [Picnic at Bow Lake]

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Artist
Henry George Glyde (1906 – 1998, Canadian)
Date
c. 1930
Medium
on card
Catalogue Number
GyH.07.03
Description
A group of 14 men and women stand and sit on blankets. Several figures hold bowls and cups. They are dressed primarily in shades of blue, red and yellow. There are two mountains in the background, on the left in purple and on the right and centre in orange.
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Artist
Henry George Glyde (1906 – 1998, Canadian)
Title
Untitled [Picnic at Bow Lake]
Date
c. 1930
Medium
on card
Dimensions
32 x 38 cm
Description
A group of 14 men and women stand and sit on blankets. Several figures hold bowls and cups. They are dressed primarily in shades of blue, red and yellow. There are two mountains in the background, on the left in purple and on the right and centre in orange.
Subject
landscape
figures
picnic
social realism
Bow Lake
Credit
Gift of Henry George Glyde, Victoria, 1997
Catalogue Number
GyH.07.03
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Phillip Leslie Hale (1865 – 1931, American)
Date
1927
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
HaP.03.01
Description
This drawing was purchased from the League of Boston Artists. Probably purchased by Mrs. Robb.
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Artist
Phillip Leslie Hale (1865 – 1931, American)
Title
Portrait
Date
1927
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
31.5 x 23.5 cm
Description
This drawing was purchased from the League of Boston Artists. Probably purchased by Mrs. Robb.
Subject
portrait, female
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
HaP.03.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Mount Biddle at Lake O'Hara

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Artist
Aldro T. Hibbard (1886 – 1972, American)
Date
1925
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
HbA.02.01
Description
General colour: lower canvas: greens and purples, upper canvas: blues and purples. In the foreground there is water surrounded by rocks. In the middle ground there are trees rising to a mountain face which goes to the top of the canvas. Cloudy sky appears in the upper left corner.
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Artist
Aldro T. Hibbard (1886 – 1972, American)
Title
Mount Biddle at Lake O'Hara
Date
1925
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
87 x 76.5 cm
Description
General colour: lower canvas: greens and purples, upper canvas: blues and purples. In the foreground there is water surrounded by rocks. In the middle ground there are trees rising to a mountain face which goes to the top of the canvas. Cloudy sky appears in the upper left corner.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Lake O'Hara
Mount Biddle
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1968
Catalogue Number
HbA.02.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Laura Coombs Hills (1859 – 1952, American)
Date
c. 1926
Medium
pastel on paper
Catalogue Number
HiL.03.01
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Artist
Laura Coombs Hills (1859 – 1952, American)
Title
Larkspur and Peony
Date
c. 1926
Medium
pastel on paper
Dimensions
58.6 x 46.0 cm
Subject
botanical
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
HiL.03.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Alexander Young Jackson (1882 – 1974, Canadian)
Date
1947
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
JaA.02.01
Description
General colour: green greys, blue. Cluster of buildings across the lower third. Mountains sweeps up behind to a clouded blue sky.
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Artist
Alexander Young Jackson (1882 – 1974, Canadian)
Title
Canmore, Alberta
Date
1947
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
52.8 x 43.8 cm
Description
General colour: green greys, blue. Cluster of buildings across the lower third. Mountains sweeps up behind to a clouded blue sky.
Subject
landscape, mountains
architecture, urban
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1977
Catalogue Number
JaA.02.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Alexander Young Jackson (1882 – 1974, Canadian)
Date
1914
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
JaA.03.15
Description
A stylistically loose drawing of a mountain scene. The view is looking in between two mountains who are cropped at either side of the page. In between them is one mountain who's peak is in the left third of the page. Trees are scattered across the mountains in the foreground.
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Artist
Alexander Young Jackson (1882 – 1974, Canadian)
Title
Mt. Resplendent
Date
1914
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
19.0 x 25.3 cm
Description
A stylistically loose drawing of a mountain scene. The view is looking in between two mountains who are cropped at either side of the page. In between them is one mountain who's peak is in the left third of the page. Trees are scattered across the mountains in the foreground.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
Mount Resplendent
Credit
Gift of Donald Grace, Saanichton, 1997
Catalogue Number
JaA.03.15
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Artist
Richard Jack (1866 – 1952, Canadian)
Date
1930
Medium
oil on masonite
Catalogue Number
JkR.02.01
Description
A realistic rendering of Lake O'Hara, the lake, green/blue in colour with white covers the foreground, the mountain and glacier fill most of the remaining picture with just a little sky showing. Credit both The Banff Centre and Mrs. J. I. Brewster in any exhibition or publication of the collection,…
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Artist
Richard Jack (1866 – 1952, Canadian)
Title
Lake O'Hara
Date
1930
Medium
oil on masonite
Dimensions
20.5 x 30.5 cm
Description
A realistic rendering of Lake O'Hara, the lake, green/blue in colour with white covers the foreground, the mountain and glacier fill most of the remaining picture with just a little sky showing. Credit both The Banff Centre and Mrs. J. I. Brewster in any exhibition or publication of the collection, either in whole or in part. Banff Centre catalogue numbers: 81 0337 A; 20689
Subject
landscape
mountain
Canadian Rockies
Credit
Gift of Banff Centre Brewster Donation, Banff, 1986
Catalogue Number
JkR.02.01
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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Evening, Lake O'Hara

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Artist
Richard Jack (1866 – 1952, Canadian)
Date
1931
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
JkR.02.02
Description
In the foreground on the right side of the painting there are four green trees and a shore made out of mostly rocks. To the left and along the bottom edge a lake of bluegreen water sits in front of a brown mountain range. The mountains have snow on parts of the peaks and the sky is blue with white …
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Artist
Richard Jack (1866 – 1952, Canadian)
Title
Evening, Lake O'Hara
Date
1931
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
69.9 x 90.0 cm
Description
In the foreground on the right side of the painting there are four green trees and a shore made out of mostly rocks. To the left and along the bottom edge a lake of bluegreen water sits in front of a brown mountain range. The mountains have snow on parts of the peaks and the sky is blue with white clouds.
Subject
landscape
Canadian Rockies
lake
Lake O'Hara
Credit
Gift of Donald Grace, Saanichton, 1996
Catalogue Number
JkR.02.02
Notes
Artistry Revealed: Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and Their Contemporaries; June 17, 2018 to October 21, 2018
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