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Lot #105

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title John #208/300
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1928
Size 6.75 x 8.25 in. / 17.1 x 21 cm.
Frame Size 20.5 x 21.5 x 1.25 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed with monogram in block lower right; signed and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Scott CW#80 ed:250; MBL #115 ed:300; from The Canadian Scene portfolio; the artist used six blocks to produce this print on Goyu paper)

Loch Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Hammer $1,200 Estimate $800/$1,000

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/