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Lot #111

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title Wild Cherry #46/250
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1927
Size 5.5 x 8.75 in. / 14 x 22.2 cm.
Frame Size 12 x 14.75 x 0.75 in.

Place Absentee Bid

signed with monogram in block lower left; signed and numered along bottom; bears title and date on label verso; framed; stain on left margin and some foxing noted; taped on all four sides to backing; some handling marks on frame noted

Scott CW#72 ed:200; MBL #107 ed:250; from Ten Canadian Colour Prints portfolio of 1927)

private collection, British Columbia

Hammer $650 Estimate $900/$1,200

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/