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Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title Canmore
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1947
Size 3.75 x 5 in. / 9.5 x 12.7 cm.
Frame Size 10.5 x 11.5 x 1 in.
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500

Notes
signed lower right; prior frame backing in Christmas card format signed by the artist and his wife attached verso; framed with archival mat; minor crease in centre of paper and small spots noted lower right

Reference
HBC CW#140; MBL #242 ed: 200-300; Christmas card for 1947

Provenance
private collection, British Columbia


Biographical Information
Walter Joseph Phillips ~ [1884-1963] Canadian ASA, CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA
Phillips, whose father was a Welsh clergyman, was born in Barton-on-Humber in Lincolnshire, England in 1884. He arrived in Winnipeg with his wife, Gladys, after spending 5 years in South Africa and then working as a teacher and commercial artist in England. For a detailed biography and examples of Phillips work see the website wjphillips.ca
See Walter J. Phillips, by Duncan Campbell Scott [Scott#], published by Ryerson Press, 1947; Walter J. Phillips, A Selection of His Works and Thoughts, by Michael J. Gribbon, published by N.G.C., 1978; The Tranquility and the Turbulence: The Life and Works of Walter J. Phillips, by Roger H. Boulet [MBL#], published by Loates, 1981; Phillips in Print, edited by Douglas Cole and Maria Tippett, published by Manitoba Records Society, 1982; Truth and Beauty in the Canadian Rockies, An Explorer's Guide to the Art of Walter J. Phillips, by Lisa Christensen, Fifth House Publishers, 2019; included in N.G.C. Vol. III, by Robert Hubbard, pg. 247; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg. 365

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CAD $2,000 - Paddle # 102494
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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
102494
4/12/2024 11:01:12 AM
CAD $2,000
5365
4/12/2024 11:01:12 AM
CAD $1,900
102494
4/12/2024 11:01:12 AM
CAD $1,800
5365
4/12/2024 11:01:12 AM
CAD $1,700
102494
4/12/2024 11:01:12 AM
CAD $1,600
5365
4/12/2024 11:00:44 AM
CAD $1,500
102494
4/12/2024 11:00:44 AM
CAD $1,400
5365
4/12/2024 10:57:54 AM
CAD $1,300
102494
4/2/2024 11:33:55 AM
CAD $1,200

Biographical Information
Walter Joseph Phillips ~ [1884-1963] Canadian ASA, CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA
Phillips, whose father was a Welsh clergyman, was born in Barton-on-Humber in Lincolnshire, England in 1884. He arrived in Winnipeg with his wife, Gladys, after spending 5 years in South Africa and then working as a teacher and commercial artist in England. For a detailed biography and examples of Phillips work see the website wjphillips.ca
See Walter J. Phillips, by Duncan Campbell Scott [Scott#], published by Ryerson Press, 1947; Walter J. Phillips, A Selection of His Works and Thoughts, by Michael J. Gribbon, published by N.G.C., 1978; The Tranquility and the Turbulence: The Life and Works of Walter J. Phillips, by Roger H. Boulet [MBL#], published by Loates, 1981; Phillips in Print, edited by Douglas Cole and Maria Tippett, published by Manitoba Records Society, 1982; Truth and Beauty in the Canadian Rockies, An Explorer's Guide to the Art of Walter J. Phillips, by Lisa Christensen, Fifth House Publishers, 2019; included in N.G.C. Vol. III, by Robert Hubbard, pg. 247; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg. 365

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