Catharine Carter Critcher’s masterwork Mother and Daughters, 1936, will make its auction debut May 2 in Heritage Auctions‘ American Fine Art Signature Auction in Dallas. Estimated at $100,000, the rare discovery highlights nearly 400 lots of American and Western paintings, drawings, and sculpture that includes an extremely strong selection of Taos Society of Artists. Undeniably, Critcher’s most ambitious and accomplished work, Mother and Daughters, 1936, celebrates the abundance, hospitality, and promise of her New Mexico home. Unlike many of Critcher’s peers, the lure to Taos was less the financial gain from illustration assignments and more the prospect of experiencing a new culture and finding new portrait subjects. ‘This fresh-to-the-market, iconic masterwork by Catharine Carter Critcher is truly a rare and exciting discovery,’ said Alissa Ford, Director of California &

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