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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Date
1937
Catalogue Number
WyP.06.01
Description
A realistic rendering of a male downhill skier in action, right leg and ski slightly in front of left, knees bent, elbows up holding metal ski poles. The ski poles have metal baskets soldered on to main shaft. The base is a triangular shaped piece 8.7 cm at the back tapering to the front which is 2…
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Artist
Peter Whyte (1905 – 1966, Canadian)
Title
Downhill Skier
Date
1937
Dimensions
29.0 x 9.5 x 28.0 cm
Description
A realistic rendering of a male downhill skier in action, right leg and ski slightly in front of left, knees bent, elbows up holding metal ski poles. The ski poles have metal baskets soldered on to main shaft. The base is a triangular shaped piece 8.7 cm at the back tapering to the front which is 2.5 cm high. The whole sculpture, excluding the poles, is painted silver.
Subject
figure
skier
activity
skiing
Credit
Gift of Bob Leighton, 1971
Catalogue Number
WyP.06.01
Images
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