Research Collections
Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Date
1935 – 1955
Medium
oil on canvas
Catalogue Number
WyC.01.289
Description
To the right of centre, the lower trunk of a large larch tree is visible. The trunk is outlined in black, and coloured brown and blue-grey (with touches of ochre and red-brown). In the upper half of the sketch, a few small branches, with brushstrokes indicating groups of yellow needles, are growing…
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Artist
Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C. (1906 – 1979, Canadian)
Title
Aged Larch
Date
1935 – 1955
Medium
oil on canvas
Dimensions
25.4 x 30.3 cm
Description
To the right of centre, the lower trunk of a large larch tree is visible. The trunk is outlined in black, and coloured brown and blue-grey (with touches of ochre and red-brown). In the upper half of the sketch, a few small branches, with brushstrokes indicating groups of yellow needles, are growing from the tree's trunk. In the middleground are groups of younger (smaller) yellow trees, with tall dark green evergreens behind them. Beyond the trees is a flat area coloured tan-green.
Subject
landscape
mountain
Canadian Rockies
Credit
Gift of Catharine Robb Whyte, O. C., Banff, 1979
Catalogue Number
WyC.01.289
Images
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