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Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title The Field Barn #17/100
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1925
Size 8.75 x 10 in. / 22.2 x 25.4 cm.
Frame Size 15.75 x 16.5 x 1 in.
Estimate $600 - $800

Notes
signed with monogram and dated in block lower right; signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; small foxing spot in margin lower left; some handling marks on frame noted

Reference
Scott CW#49; MBL #81 ed:100; sketch and print illustrated in Walter J. Phillips, by M.Gribbon, pg.50, N.G.C.

Provenance
Winchester Galleries, Victoria, label verso; 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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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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