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Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title Grain Elevators at La Salle, Manitoba
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1931
Size 7.5 x 12 in. / 19 x 30.5 cm.
Frame Size 16.5 x 20.5 x 1.25 in.
Estimate $1,500 - $2,500

Notes
signed with monogram in block lower right; signed along bottom; framed with archival mat

Reference
Scott CW#101 ed:250; MBL #149 ed:200; from Ten Wood Cuts portfolio of 1931

Provenance
private collection, Calgary


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 $900 - Paddle # 8776
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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
8776
4/13/2024 3:22:31 PM
CAD $900
102039
4/13/2024 11:48:10 AM
CAD $850
8776
4/13/2024 11:33:29 AM
CAD $800
102039
4/6/2024 12:47:49 PM
CAD $750

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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