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Lot #87

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title Mount Rundle #71/100
Media colour wood block on paper
Dated 1950
Size 8 x 12.25 in. / 20.3 x 31.1 cm.

Place Absentee Bid

Notes
signed, titled and numbered along bottom; framed with archival mat; recently cleaned with some minor yellowing noted

Reference
lot includes book signed by the artist Colour in the Canadian Rockies, by Walter J. Phillips and Frederick Niven, published by Thomas Nelson and Sons Ltd, Toronto; hard cover; 120 pages; some stains and handling marks noted; book inscribed 'mailed to my uncle H.F.Reg.... in memory of his companionship in other ... places, and to Helen Dickson, ... sister..., W.J. Phillips' on title page

Provenance
private collection, Penticton

Hammer $5,750 Estimate $3,000/$4,000

Biographical Information
Walter Joseph Phillips ~ Canadian ASA, CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA
see Walter J. Phillips, by D.Scott [Scott#], Ryerson Press, 1947; Walter J. Phillips, A Selection of His Works and Thoughts, by M.Gribbon, N.G.C., 1978; The Tranquility and the Turbulence: The Life and Works of Walter J. Phillips, by R.Boulet [MBL#], Loates Publishing, 1981; Phillips in Print, ed. M.Tippett, Manitoba Records Soc., 1982; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.247; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.365; website can be found at www.sharecom.ca/phillips/

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