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Lot #112

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title Snake Island, Lake Winnipeg
Media wood engraving on paper
Dated 1931
Size 5.25 x 7.75 in. / 13.3 x 19.7 cm.
Frame Size 13.5 x 16 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed lower right; framed with archival mat

Scott WE#15; MBL #157 ed:200; from Ten Wood Cuts portfolio of 1931)

private collection, Calgary

Hammer $1,100 Estimate $500/$700

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/