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Walter Joseph (W.J.) Phillips

Walter Joseph (W.J.) Phillips

Walter Joseph (W.J.) Phillips
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Lot # 112

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

Howe Sound, BC
colour woodcut 1935
signed, titled and editioned 8/100 and on verso inscribed "#5"
10 3/8 x 12 3/8 in  26.4 x 31.4cm

Provenance:
Private Collection, Prince Edward Island

Literature:
Roger Boulet, The Tranquility and the Turbulence, 1981, reproduced page 168
Roger Boulet, Walter J. Phillips: The Complete Graphic Works, 1981, page 496, reproduced page 497
Maria Tippett and Douglas Cole, Phillips in Print, The Selected Writings of Walter J. Phillips on Canadian Nature and Art, 1982, reproduced, unpaginated

Walter J. Phillips writes about this stunning print, I looked up Howe Sound on a grey day and saw blue-grey mountains one behind the other in receding planes each clearly differentiated. The next day the sun shone the mountains, all save the nearest, appeared to lie on one plane, and the whole mass formed a silhouette of pale blue. They are never the same.

Estimate: $4,000 ~ $6,000 CAD

Sold For: $5,000.00 CAD (including buyer's premium)


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