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Lot #481

Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Centre Street Bridge, Calgary
Media lino block on paper
Dated 1940
Size 4.25 x 5 in. / 10.8 x 12.7 cm.

signed in block lower right; bears title on label included; unframed; glued to backing along top; yellowing and tape residue in margins

MSBP #37, ed:100)

private collection, Quebec

Sold $1,521 Estimate $500/$700

Biographical Information
Margaret Shelton ~ [1915-1984] Canadian ASA, CPE
see artist website margaretshelton.ca; Margaret Shelton: Block Prints 1936-1984, by P.Ainslie [MSBP#], Glenbow Museum [no date]; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.132; Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.90; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.28, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy-Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.43, U of C Press; biographies in Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.507 and North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed.J.Heller, pg.507, Garland Pub., 1995