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Lot #542

Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Lower Waterfowl Lake #45/100
Media lino block on paper
Dated 1949
Size 5.75 x 8 in. / 14.6 x 20.3 cm.
Frame Size 12.5 x 14 x 1.5 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed in block lower right; signed, titled, dated '72' and numbered along bottom; framed

MSBP #118 ed:100; also titled 'Fir on Waterfowl Lake'; print tipped in to Highlights magazine, 1949 and reproduced in The ASA Index, 1982)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $950 Estimate $400/$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