Fine Prints and Photography Auction

March 10, 2015

LOT 153
Walter Joseph Phillips (1884-1963)
  • Walter Joseph Phillips (1884-1963)

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Walter Joseph Phillips (1884-1963), Canadian

AGAMEMNON CHANNEL, B.C., 1936 [MBL215]

Colour woodcut on japon paper; signed in pencil to margin, titled to label verso. Printed in an edition of 200.
Plate 3.25" x 8.5" — 8.3 x 21.6 cm.

Estimate $700-$900

Realised: $960
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Originally printed in an edition of 100 (a further 100 were issued later that year), Boulet, p. 231, reissued in 1936 as the eighth print in the "Winter Woodcuts" portfolio.

Literature:

Duncan Campbell Scott, “W.J. Phillips”, Canadian Art Series, p. 56, Cat. No. 121;
Roger Boulet, “The Tranquility and the Turbulence, The Life and Work of Walter J. Phillips”, p. 231

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Medium: Works on Paper
Nationality: Canadian
Signed