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Lot #507

Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Second Falls, Johnson's Canyon #163/200
Media lino block in five colours on paper
Dated 1943
Size 3.75 x 5.5 in. / 9.5 x 14 cm.
Frame Size 8 x 9.5 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed, titled, dated '74' and numbered along bottom; framed; minor handling marks in margin noted

MSBP #81 ed:300; also titled 'Johnson's Canyon'; exhibited CPE 29th Annual, 1945; illustrated MSBP, by P. Ainslie, front cover image)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $950 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