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Walter Joseph (W.J.) Phillips
Fine Canadian Art Fall 2005 Live auction

Lot # 004

Walter Joseph (W.J.) Phillips
ASA CPE CSPWC RCA 1884 - 1963 Canadian

Gloaming
colour woodcut 1921
signed and titled in the margin
9 1/2 x 8 1/4 in  24.1 x 21cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Calgary

Literature:
Roger Boulet, Walter J. Phillips, The Complete Graphic Works, 1981, reproduced page 181

The first state of this print was done in 1921, then Phillips re-worked it in a second state in 1925. Phillips corrected the length of the spreader bar at the beam of the canoe and removed the water's edge detailing at the top of the first state. This print is from the second state, which was produced in an edition of 50.

Estimate: $3,000 ~ $4,000 CAD

Sold For: $9,775.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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