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Lot #90

Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Fishing on the Bow #120/200
Media lino block in six colours on paper
Dated 1945
Size 4.75 x 6 in. / 12.1 x 15.2 cm.
Frame Size 14 x 15 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled, dated '79' and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

MSBP #90 ed:300; exhibited CPE 30th Annual, 1946; illustrated MSBP, by P.Ainslie, page 20)

private collection, Victoria

Sold $3,803 Estimate $1,500/$2,000

Biographical Information
Margaret Shelton ~ [1915-1984] Canadian ASA, CPE
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