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Lot #120

Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Gawdun's Waterwheel, Rosedale #5/30
Media lino block on paper
Dated 1942
Size 14 x 19.5 in. / 35.6 x 49.5 cm.
Frame Size 22.5 x 27.5 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled, dated '82' and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; some handling marks on frame noted

MSBP #64 ed:30; also titled Waterwheel in Rosebud Valley; exhibited CPE 27th Annual, 1943; illustrated MSBP, by P.Ainslie, pg.22)

private collection, British Columbia

Hammer $1,300 Estimate $1,000/$1,500

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