Walter Joseph Phillips R.C.A.

Leaf of Gold

coloured woodcut, ed. 15 of 100
10x14 in.

(1884-1963) Born in Barton-Upon-Humber, England, Phillips studied under Edward Taylor at the Birmingham School of Art (1899-1902). He moved to South Africa (1903-1908) before he immigrated to Winnipeg (1913-1924, 1925-40) before settling in Calgary, Alberta in 1941. He is best known for his colour woodcuts (from 1917) influenced by Japanese…