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Lot #53

Artist Walter Joseph Phillips
Title Banff Springs Hotel
Hover & Zoom

Media wood engraving on paper
Dated 1933
Size 6 x 4.25 in. / 15.2 x 10.8 cm.
Frame Size 13.5 x 11.75 x 1 in.
Sold $3,000 Estimate $1,750 - $3,500

Notes
ESTIMATED RETAIL VALUE $3,500 - signed along bottom; framed with archival mat

Reference
Scott WE#50; MBL #193A first state, ed: unknown; commissioned by the C.P.R.; the first state has low clouds above the mountain while the second state has many of the clouds taken away to produce a less ominous effect; the Banff Springs Hotel reproduced the print on several occasions for various publicity purposes including a menu cover.

Provenance
Generously donated by an anonymous supporter of the Whyte Museum


Biographical Information
Walter Joseph Phillips ~ [1884-1963] Canadian ASA, CPE, CSPWC, MSA, RCA
see Walter J. Phillips, by D.Scott [Scott#], Ryerson Press, 1947; Walter J. Phillips, A Selection of His Works and Thoughts, by M.Gribbon, N.G.C., 1978; The Tranquility and the Turbulence: The Life and Works of Walter J. Phillips, by R.Boulet [MBL#], Loates Publishing, 1981; Phillips in Print, ed. M.Tippett, Manitoba Records Soc., 1982; N.G.C. Vol.III, by R.Hubbard, pg.247; A.G.O., by the A.G.O., pg.365; website can be found at www.sharecom.ca/phillips/

Sold
CAD $3,000 - Paddle # 100725
Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
100725
6/13/2021 1:55:08 PM
CAD $3,000
100820
6/13/2021 1:53:23 PM
CAD $2,750
100725
6/13/2021 1:51:03 PM
CAD $2,500
100820
6/13/2021 1:45:44 PM
CAD $2,400
100725
6/13/2021 1:44:42 PM
CAD $2,300
100820
6/13/2021 1:35:49 PM
CAD $2,200
1297
6/13/2021 1:32:07 PM
CAD $2,100
100820
6/13/2021 1:31:56 PM
CAD $2,000

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