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Lot #110

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title A Suburban Street
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1920
Size 3.5 x 5.75 in. / 8.9 x 14.6 cm.
Frame Size 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed with monogram in block lower right; signed along bottom; bears title on plaque attached to frame; framed with archival mat

Scott CW#25; MBL #55 ed: unknown; included in Winter Wood Cuts portfolio [ed:100] of 1936; Christmas card for 1920)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $1,200 Estimate $700/$900

Biographical Information
Walter Joseph Phillips ~ [1884-1963] Canadian ASA, CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA
see Walter J. Phillips, by D.Scott [Scott#], Ryerson Press, 1947; Walter J. Phillips, A Selection of His Works and Thoughts, by M.Gribbon, N.G.C., 1978; The Tranquility and the Turbulence: The Life and Works of Walter J. Phillips, by R.Boulet [MBL#], Loates Publishing, 1981; Phillips in Print, ed. M.Tippett, Manitoba Records Soc., 1982; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.247; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.365; website can be found at www.sharecom.ca/phillips/