Canadian Fine Art Auction

November 23, 2015

LOT 132
WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.
  • WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.
  • WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.
  • WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.
  • WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.
  • WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.
  • WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.

132

WALTER JOSEPH PHILLIPS, R.C.A.

A PAIR OF WOODCUTS: LITTLE LOG HOUSE, 1926; SNOW BANK

woodcuts printed in colours
the first signed with initials and dated 1926 in the plate, the second signed with monogramme, both signed in pencil in the lower margin
4 ins x 4.25 ins; 10.2 cms x 10.8 cms; 5 ins x 4.25 ins; 12.7 cms x 10.8 cms

Estimate $1,200-$1,500

Realised: $2,596
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

About artist/note:

Editions unknown. Little Log House and Snow Bank were re-issued in Winter Wood-cuts portfolio, 1936.

Literature:

Roger Boulet, The Tranquility and the Turbulence: The Life and Work of Walter J. Philips, Markham, 1981, page 95 for Little Log House, 1926, reproduced in colour.

Nancy Green, Kate Rutherford and Toni Tomlinson, Walter J. Phillips, Pomegranate, Portland, Oregon, 2013, page 32 for Little Log House, 1926, reproduced in colour.

Nancy Green, Kate Rutherford and Toni Tomlinson, Walter J. Phillips, Pomegranate, Portland, Oregon, 2013, page 71 for Snow Bank, 1923, reproduced in colour.

Provenance:

Private Collection, Ontario