Walter Joseph Phillips R.C.A.

Summer Idyll, 1926

coloured woodcut, ed. 80 of 100
18.5x12.5 in.
$19,000 Cdn.

The Smith Art Gallery, Winnipeg;
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…