Canadian Fine Art
November 13 — 18, 2021
Auction begins to close at 7:00 pm ET
WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.
Acquired directly from the Artist;
Collection of Ken Madsen, Banff, AB;
By descent to Private Collection, British Columbia
Phillips and his family would summer at Lake of the Woods from 1914-1923. An exhibition of Phillips’ woodcuts from this period was held at the McMichael Gallery in 2020, with the accompanying essay noting that “the experiences that Phillips had there grounded his sense of belonging to his new home. In time, he would create works of quiet subtlety and serenity capturing the unique topography of the region and its shifting moods, gracefully combining the graphic languages of Japanese printmaking and the British Art and Crafts style.”
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