Size 12 x 14 in. / 30.5 x 35.6 cm.
Sold $3,250 Estimate $250 - $500
ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE $500 - hardcover with portfolio case; approx. 144 pages in the book and 57 unframed prints; lot includes two framed prints; illustrated in colour; some handling marks on portfolio case noted
Editor: Jon Whyte; Publisher: The Whyte Foundation; lot includes hard cover book 'Pete 'n' Catharine - Their Story' and approx. 60 [11 x 13.75 in] coloured reproductions; 'Pete ’n Catharine' chronicles the life of two of Canada’s greatest unheralded painters, Banff pioneers Peter Whyte and Catharine Robb Whyte, through Catharine’s chatty letters home to her family in Concord, Massachussetts. It’s the story not just of a couple of talented artists, but also a veritable history of Banff through the early years of the 20th century.
Generously donated by Margaret Gmoser, Banff, widow of another Banff legend, CMH founder Hans Gmoser
Catharine Robb and Peter Whyte ~ [20th century] Canadian
Catharine Robb [1906-1979] and Peter [1905-1966]; founders of the Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies, Banff; Artistry Revealed - Peter Whyte, Catharine Robb Whyte and their Contemporaries, by Anne Ewen, Monique Westra and Lisa Chistensen, Whyte Museum, 2016;