Fine Prints and Photography Auction

March 10, 2015

LOT 150
Walter Joseph Phillips (1884-1963)
  • Walter Joseph Phillips (1884-1963)


Walter Joseph Phillips (1884-1963) , Canadian

SOFT MAPLE, 1936 [MBL135]

Colour woodcut; signed and numbered 54 in pencil to margin, titled to label verso. Recorded as “edition unknown”.
Plate 4" x 4.25" — 10.2 x 10.8 cm.

Estimate $700-$900

Realised: $576
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

This print was reissued in 1936 as the twelfth print in the "Winter Woodcuts" portfolio.


Duncan Campbell Scott, “W.J. Phillips”, Canadian Art Series, Cat. No. 99, p. 57;
Roger Boulet, “The Tranquility and the Turbulence, The Life and Work of Walter J. Phillips”, p. 227, illustrated in colour p. 90;
Nancy Green, Kate Rutherford, and Toni Tomlinson, “Walter J. Phillips”, illustrated in colour p. 75