Walter Joseph Phillips R.C.A.

Poplar Bay, Lake of the Woods, 1930

coloured woodcut, ed. 95 of 100
10x13.5 in.
$7,500 Cdn.

Private collection, Calgary

RCA, ASA, CSPE, CSPWC (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…