Walter Joseph Phillips R.C.A.

Shacks on the Beach, 1930

wood engraving, ed. 20 of 120
5.75x4.75 in.
$1,800 Cdn.

Collection of Ralph and Sonja Estelle, Victoria

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…