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Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Robin Hood Hills, Drumheller #38/50
Media colour wood block in eight colours on paper
Dated 1942
Size 8.75 x 11.5 in. / 22.2 x 29.2 cm.
Frame Size 16.75 x 19.25 x 1 in.
Estimate $500 - $700

Notes
signed, titled, dated '70' and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat

Reference
MSBP #65 ed:100; exhibited CPE 27th Annual, 1943

Provenance
from the collection of Bente Roed, author of Printmaking in Alberta 1945-1985


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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101131
4/18/2024 5:54:35 AM
CAD $250

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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