Prints from 1943-52


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234

Temple Lodge, 1943
colour woodcut
28.3 x 18.4 cm
edition: 100
Completed by May 10th with the first 35 proofs printed by May 27th.
235 Prairie Elevator, 1943
colour woodcut
21.1 x 32.6 cm
edition: 100
Completed in July of 1943.
236 Trail from Skoki, 1943
colour woodcut
8.8 x 10.3 cm
edition: unknown
Christmas greeting for 1943.
237 Beaver Lodge, 1944
colour woodcut
18.8 x 37.4 cm
first edition: 100
second edition: 100
While Phillips distinguished between these two editions as states, the only apparent difference between the two seems to be one of colouration, a difference which is not uncommon in any single edition given the nature of the medium.
238 Tunnel Mountain, 1944
colour woodcut
18.8 x 37.4 cm
first edition: 100
second edition: 100
The print was 'finished' by May 26th, 1944. The only difference between the two editions is again one of colouration.
239

Above Lake Louise, 1945
colour woodcut
18.9 x 15.8 cm
edition: 200
According to Phillips' own Daybook, he started cutting the blocks on January 31st, 1945, and by March 11th, he had finished 230 prints for the Woodcut Society of Kansas City.
240

Ski Trail, 1945
colour woodcut
10.1 x 7.7 cm
edition: 200-300
The Daybook records that Phillips began work on this print on March 13th and had completed the cutting of the blocks by March 25th. At least 200 to 300 prints were produced in the following year (1946) as it was sent as the Christmas greeting of that year.
241

Winter Road, 1946
colour woodcut
11.4 x 7 cm
edition unknown
Completed in November of 1946, this small woodcut was first called the Xmas tree by Phillips, although it was not used as a Christmas greeting until 1950, at which time 200 to 300 would have been printed.
242 Canmore, 1947
colour woodcut
9.6 x 12.9 cm
edition: 200-300
This small print was used as the Christmas greeting in 1947 and was probably produced earlier that year.
243 Deer on Hillside, 1948
colour woodcut
9.1 x 12 cm
edition: 200-300.
This print was used as the 1948 Christmas greeting.
244 Rundle, Winter, 1949
colour woodcut
12.7 x 17.2 cm
edition: 200-300.
This print was used as the 1949 Christmas greeting.
245 Indian Days, Banff, 1950
colour woodcut
25.1 x 39.2 cm
edition: 100
Phillips recorded in his Daybook that the blocks for this print were finsihed on May 8th, the first 30 prints were being produced very shortly thereafter.
246 Mount Rundle, 1950
colour woodcut
21 x 31.8 cm
first edition: 100
second edition: 100
While Phillips had probably completed the first edition by December of 1950, he recorded having finished the second "state" of this print to 23/100 on Setpember 23rd, 1951. Otherwise there were no new prints issued in 1951.
247 Sharp's Dock, Pender Harbor, 1952
colour woodcut
23.7 x 35.7 cm
edition: 100
A watercolour of this subject had been completed in October of 1944. The blocks for this print were completed on March 8th, 1952, with prints produced subsequently.
248

Bedtime, 1952
wood engraving
8.8 x 6.3 cm
edition: 200-300.
This was produced as a Christmas greeting for 1952. The image was first used in a colour woodcut in 1921.

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