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Lot #70

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title The Stump #55
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1928
Size 6.5 x 9 in. / 16.5 x 22.9 cm.
Frame Size 12.5 x 14.5 x 1 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed with monogram in block lower left; signed and numbered along bottom; framed with special glass; some foxing noted

Scott CW#83 ed:250; MBL #116 ed:300; from The Canadian Scene portfolio; the artist used eight blocks to produce this print on Goyu paper)

Sold $819 Estimate $700/$900

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/