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Artist Margaret Shelton
Title Summer Storm
Media watercolour on paper
Dated 1973
Size 17.5 x 24.5 in. / 44.4 x 62.2 cm.
Frame Size 24.5 x 30.75 x 0.75 in.
Estimate $700 - $900

Notes
signed and dated lower right; bears title on label verso; framed with archival mat; some minor scuffs and stains in sky noted

Provenance
corporate 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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102610
4/5/2024 11:36:43 AM
CAD $210
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:43 AM
CAD $200
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:43 AM
CAD $190
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:43 AM
CAD $180
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:43 AM
CAD $170
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:43 AM
CAD $160
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:42 AM
CAD $150
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:42 AM
CAD $140
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:42 AM
CAD $130
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:42 AM
CAD $120
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $110
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $100
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $95
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $90
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $85
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $80
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $75
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $70
102610
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $65
9536
4/5/2024 11:36:06 AM
CAD $60

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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