Media colour wood block on paper
Size 6.25 x 2.5 in. / 15.9 x 6.4 cm.
Frame Size 16 x 11.75 x 1.25 in.
Estimate $350 - $450
signed with monogram in block right centre; inscribed 'A Merry Xmas from Cragg & Jessie Walston' in block along bottom; signed by artist's wife and numbered lower left
printed posthumously; ed:177 to go with book 'The Complete Graphic Works of Walter J. Phillips'
private collection, Calgary
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/