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Lot #482

Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Homestead at Revelstoke #111/150
Media lino block in eight colours on paper
Dated 1943
Size 7.75 x 10.5 in. / 19.7 x 26.7 cm.
Frame Size 14.75 x 17.25 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled, dated '76' and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

MSBP #68 ed:200; exhibited CPE 27th Annual, 1943; illustrated MSBP, by P.Ainslie, pg.17 and Images of the Land, by P.Ainslie, pg.153; includes artist's biography and exhibition pamphlets attached to backing)

private collection, Calgary

Sold $527 Estimate $800/$1,000

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