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Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Mount Rundle in Winter #106/200
Media lino block in eight colours on paper
Dated 1978
Size 7 x 11.5 in. / 17.8 x 29.2 cm.
Frame Size 16 x 20.5 x 1 in.
Estimate $700 - $900

Notes
signed, titled and dated '79' along bottom; framed

Reference
MSBP #157 ed:200; also titled 'Mount Rundle in March'; illustrated MSBP, by P.Ainslie, pg.29

Provenance
The Collectors' Gallery, Calgary, label verso; private collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
Margaret Shelton ~ [1915-1984] Canadian ASA, CPE
Raised in the mining town of Rosedale, Shelton felt a kinship with both nature and working class people which greatly influenced her art. She studied under such celebrated artists as A.C. Leighton, H.G. Glyde and Walter J. Phillips, and managed to appear regularly in Alberta art exhibitions despite raising a family during the 1950s and '60s. She was a master printmaker whose ouevre of vibrant and meticulous work has enriched the Canadian art tradition.

For detailed biography, articles, and examples of work see the artist's website margaretshelton.ca; see also Margaret Shelton: Block Prints 1936-1984, by P.Ainslie [MSBP#], Glenbow Museum [no date]; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.132; Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.90; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.28, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy-Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.43, U of C Press; biographies in Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.507 and North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed.J.Heller, pg.507, Garland Pub., 1995

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Margaret Shelton ~ [1915-1984] Canadian ASA, CPE
Raised in the mining town of Rosedale, Shelton felt a kinship with both nature and working class people which greatly influenced her art. She studied under such celebrated artists as A.C. Leighton, H.G. Glyde and Walter J. Phillips, and managed to appear regularly in Alberta art exhibitions despite raising a family during the 1950s and '60s. She was a master printmaker whose ouevre of vibrant and meticulous work has enriched the Canadian art tradition.

For detailed biography, articles, and examples of work see the artist's website margaretshelton.ca; see also Margaret Shelton: Block Prints 1936-1984, by P.Ainslie [MSBP#], Glenbow Museum [no date]; Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985, by B.Cochran, pg.132; Images of the Land, 1919-1945, by P.Ainslie, pg.90; included in Jubilee Exhibition of Alberta Paintings, by J.Nicoll, pg.28, Calgary Allied Art Centre, 1955; included in Alberta Society of Artists, the First Seventy-Five Years, by K.Zimon, pg.43, U of C Press; biographies in Westbridge,Vol.4, pg.507 and North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century, ed.J.Heller, pg.507, Garland Pub., 1995

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