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Lot #102

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title The Stream in Winter
Media watercolour on paper plus colour wood block on paper
Dated 1917 -/1935
Size 13.75 x 11.75 in. / 34.9 x 29.8 cm.
Frame Size 29.25 x 27.25 x 2 in.

Place Absentee Bid

LOT OF TWO; watercolour is signed and dated 1917 lower right; bears title on gallery label verso; framed with special glass; paper glued down to paperboard; LOT INCLUDES wood block 'The Stream in Winter' measuring [4 x 4.5 in]; wood block is signed with monogram in block lower right; signed along bottom; framed [11.75 x 11.75 x 1 in] with archival mat and special glass

Scott CW#119; MBL #213 ed: unknown; included in Winter Wood Cuts portfolio [ed:100] of 1936; Christmas card for 1935)

Masters Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary

Hammer $22,000 Estimate $10,000/$15,000

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/