Associated People: Whyte, Mr Duncan MacGregor, Balephuil (1866 - 1953)


Black and white photograph of artist Duncan MacGregor Whyte.

Duncan MacGregor Whyte (1864-1953), artist, who built a studio at Ceann na Creige in Balephuill. He was the son of Rev. Charles Whyte, Congregational minister in Oban, and Eliza Farquharson, the daughter of Rev. Archibald Farquharson, Congregational minister in Tiree 1832-1878. He married Mary Barnard, another artist, who came originally from Holts in Wiltshire.



Biographical and artistic information about artists Mary Barnard and Duncan MacGregor Whyte of Oban and Balephuil.

Bound book extracts about Duncan MacGregor Whyte and his wife Mary Barnard from the `Dictionary of Scottish Art & Architecture` by Peter J.M. McEwan , pp 63, 605 and `The Royal Scottish Academy Exhibition 1826-1990` edited by Charles Baile de Laperriere, p 420. Includes a list of works exhibited by Duncan MacGregor Whyte. DMcGW built The Studio at Balephuil and painted many scenes and portraits of Tiree.