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Current bid: $5,000 CAD
Bidding History
Paddle # Date Amount

9124 27-Aug-2020 01:26:03 PM $5,000

LOT 425

Walter Joseph (W.J.) Phillips
1884 - 1963

Sharp's Dock, Pender Harbour
colour woodcut, 1952
signed, titled and editioned 94/100
9 1/4 x 14 in, 23.5 x 35.6 cm

Estimate: $6,000 - $8,000

Sold for: $6,250

Preview at:

Dominion Gallery, Montreal
Acquired as a gift by the present Private Collection, Vancouver

Roger Boulet, Walter J. Phillips: The Complete Graphic Works, 1981, reproduced page 568

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Royal Canadian Academy of Arts Seventy-Third Annual Exhibition, November 14 - December 7, 1952, same image
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, 71st Annual Spring Exhibition, same image, 1954

The artist painted a watercolour of this subject in October of 1944. The blocks for this print were completed on March 8, 1952. In 1952, the two major woodcuts that Phillips selected for the annual RCA exhibition were Indian Days, Banff and Sharp's Dock, Pender Island.

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