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Lot #483

Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Ranch in the Foothills
Media lino block in four colours on paper
Dated 1940
Size 4.75 x 5.75 in. / 12.1 x 14.6 cm.
Frame Size 12.75 x 13.25 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed in block lower left; dated '79' along bottom; framed with archival mat

MSBP #35, ed:200; also titled 'Ranch House in the Foothills' and 'A Foothills Ranch House'; includes artist's biography attached to backing; lot includes Margaret Shelton: Block Prints 1936-1984 by Patricia Ainslie, published by Glenbow Museum)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $1,400 Estimate $500/$700

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