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Happy Birthday To You

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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1940
Medium
graphite on paper
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.579
Description
Pencil drawing of a figure in a beret and a long coat. His face is simply made from horizontal lines for the brow and mouth, and a vertical line to describe the nose. At the top, a message reads HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU. PW. It is signed again P.W. [brc] Verso: written in pen, in another hand and curs…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Happy Birthday To You
Date
1940
Medium
graphite on paper
Dimensions
15.5 x 10.0 cm
Description
Pencil drawing of a figure in a beret and a long coat. His face is simply made from horizontal lines for the brow and mouth, and a vertical line to describe the nose. At the top, a message reads HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU. PW. It is signed again P.W. [brc] Verso: written in pen, in another hand and cursive: ‘by Peter Whyte/ Dec. 9. 1940.; #84; #94; S/S; p. 98 [underlined]
Subject
birthday
greatcoat
trench coat
beret
soldier
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyP.03.579
Images
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