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Lot #108

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title Prairie Elevator #84/100
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1943
Size 8.25 x 12.75 in. / 21 x 32.4 cm.
Frame Size 18 x 22 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed in block lower left; signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; tape residue in margins noted; small tear in margin upper right; crease in paper upper left

Scott CW#134; MBL #235 ed:100; illustrated Phillips in Print, by M.Tippett, pg.115)

private collection, Victoria

Hammer $1,800 Estimate $1,500/$2,500

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/