Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Norval Morrisseau's way of expressing the appreciation

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"A Separate Reality", 10'x21',  © 1984 Norval Morrisseau 


"This picture is a pastime. I've been at it now for maybe six or seven months. Maybe I'll be at it for another four months or three months. When its finished the way I want to see it I want to present it to the people of Canada. To all the children of Canada. Indian and Native, Chinese, coloured or whatever they are. They're all great souls. These are the people we want to give it to. To appreciate it. Here... hang it up. This is my appreciation for this medal that you have given me.

First you drive me down to the pits of the bottom of hell by your Missionaries and then later on you lift me up with medals... and no matter what I was behind... that's gone. That was the experience that I went through. If I never went through this bottom thing or the upper thing I would never be this great artist. I wouldn't be here to show... Here, here's my appreciation for trying to understand who I am."

Norval Morrisseau, 1981





>>> Reference post:
- Norval Morrisseau, a member of the Order of Canada &
- Canadian History Through the Art of Norval Morrisseau (Part I).
  /Ref.: Canadian Residential School System/

* The acrylic painting on canvas in this post: "A Separate Reality", painted from 1979 to 1984, © 1984 Norval Morrisseau /Collection of the Canadian Museum of Civilization, Ottawa, Canada/

Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Honouring Moses (Potan) Nanakonagos

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Moses (Potan) Nanakonagos
/Norval Morrisseau's maternal grandfather/


"It is only his name I want to mention (when asked by Selwyn Dewdney* to fill a genealogy form), so that in one way or the other his good heart, his good teachings shall be repayed. Of my actual father I saw little... I knew he was not my father but I began to love and respect him more and more as I advanced in years, as this was all a part of me and I must carry on his wisdom."-

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* Selwyn Dewdney - Art aducator and noted expert on Ojibway art and anthropology. Edited Norval Morrisseau's book "Legends of My People, The Great Ojibway" /Toronto, Ryerson Press, 1965/

A still image of Moses (Potan) Nanakonagos © CBC
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Monday, June 27, 2011

Anishinaabe Spirit Bear Song

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Introductory artworks presented in this 'You Tube' video:

"Life Cycles", Lithograph, Edition: 100; © 1976 Jackson Beardy &
"Medicine Bear", acrylic on canvas, © 1970's Norval Morrisseau.  





>>> Reference post:
- Great Anishinaabe/Woodland Artists (Part IV) /Ref. Jackson Beardy/
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The exhibition that ended institutionalized discrimination against First Nations art at the National Gallery of Canada

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"Androgyny" (left) & "Man Changing into Thunderbird" (right),
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"NORVAL MORRISSEAU - SHAMAN ARTIST"
- ~ the first solo exhibition featuring a First Nations artist in 126-year history of the National Gallery of Canada. Exhibition held in Ottawa, Ontario from February 3rd to April 30th, 2006.

Despite being widely recognized as the father of contemporary aboriginal art and despite the pleas of some influential people, Norval Morrisseau did not become part of the National Gallery of Canada's collection until 2000 (click HERE & HERE to view the first two Norval Morrisseau acquisition by the National Gallery of Canada).

As early as 1972, Selwyn Dewdney, an influential anthropologist and art enthusiast who befriended Morrisseau in northern Ontario early in his career, pressed the National Gallery of Canada to buy some of the artist's work. The gallery refused. "I made a pitch at the National Gallery for inclusion of your work in the permanent collection but encountered deaf ears, Dewdney wrote Morrisseau. "It appears that if you're of Amerindian origin the proper place for your art is a museum!"
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>>> Reference post:
- Recommended readings (Part V)
/'NORVAL MORRISSEAU: SHAMAN ARTIST' by GREG A. HILL/.

* The paintings in this post: "Androgyny", 12'x20', © 1983 Norval Morrisseau (left) & "Man Changing into Thunderbird" (6 panels), 60"x50" ea., © 1977 Norval Morrisseau (right)

Sunday, June 26, 2011

NORVAL MORRISSEAU UNLIMITED

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Catalogue Raisonné For The Limited Editions
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"Loon and Fish"
Serigraph, 16"x22", Edition of 56, © 1976 Norval Morrisseau
Printer: Triple K Cooperative, Inc. 
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About the project & Mission

Background

For all the original paintings and drawings, the Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society (NMHS) has accepted the task (in 2005) to work on a catalogue raisonné, documenting every known work created by the artist. The large amount of - unrecorded - Norval Morrisseau’s originals will understandably lead to years of research and investigation by the NMHS.

Documenting the original signed limited edition silkscreens/serigraphs and lithographs are not part of their mission. Therefore this project will deal with all original signed limited editions, with the mission statement as written below.

If you own a Norval Morrisseau painting and would like to document it, contact the NMHS, contact the Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society at norvalmorrisseauheritage@gmail.com.

If you own a piece of a Norval Morrisseau limited edition, you can contribute in this blog research project.

Mission Statement

This project has the mission to document all original signed limited editions of Norval Morrisseau. Norval Morrisseau Unlimited uses an on-line blog for the following reasons:

- to stimulate owners of a piece, to contribute with factual information;

- to support the art market as soon as possible, not out waiting the finalization of the project.

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If you have a limited edition of Norval Morrisseau, you can help to add factual information, which are still missing in the on-line Catalogue Raisonné. Search for the edition, in which you own a piece, in the “list (so far)”, look at the information and:

- confirm (or unconfirm) the written information (the more confirmations, the more reliable the information);

- send the unknown information.

Contribute by sending your information to morrisseau.unlimited@gmail.com or by adding a comment (with the information) to a posting, by clicking on the posting title of your edition. It does not matter if a posting is old, you can always respond. See the on-line blog as a database, in which information will continuous be added.

Content

All information mentioned are factual registered by one ore more sources. For the codification of the sources and the reliability, see ‘codification’.

The limited editions will be numbered. For the codification of the numbering, see ‘codification‘.

For the first year, after the launch of this project, regular there will be new posting of a known limited edition.

Blog master’s personal note

I am really fond of limited editions and I love the art of Norval Morrisseau. The combination is magical, to me. I discovered his art in the beginning of 2000 and it was the start of a special journey.

During these last 9 years I followed his art and collected almost scientifically al kind of information. This was not as easy as I expected for a well known and respected Canadian artist. However all my collected information of limited editions is the basis of this project “Catalogue Raisonné for the Limited Editions’.

I hope all owners will contribute to finalise this non-commercial project and that everyone will enjoy this site during the project.

Warm regards,

Frank Kortstee, 05/24/2009
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* Blog Master's comment: I would like to invite and encourage all of the readers of THE NORVAL MORRISSEAU BLOG to assist Mr. Frank Kortstee in this important and honourable project! Chi Miigwetch, Spirit Walker.

Multiculturalism Day 2011

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"We Are All One" Illustration by Spirit Walker

"My art speaks and will continue to speak, transcending barriers of nationality, language and other forces that may be divisive, fortifying the greatness of the spirit that has always been the foundation of the Ojibwa people." - Norval Morrisseau

Canadian Multiculturalism Day was established in 2002 and first celebrated on 27th June 2003. It is a day of awareness and recognition and not a national holiday.

It is one of four "Celebrate Canada" days which commence with National Aboriginal Day on 21st June, to be followed by St. Jean-Baptiste Day (24th June) and culminating with Canada Day on 1st July.

The day was created to recognise the economic, social and cultural benefits of multiculturalism, and to assist in the integration of immigrant people into the wider community, emphasising democracy, equality and mutual respect in all areas of life.

The Canadian government provides funds to individuals, charitable organisations, community groups, schools, colleges and universities, and businesses (on a non-commercial basis) to establish and run multicultural activities.

Multiculturalism has not always been evident in Canada. The indigenous population have long held grievances (many now addressed), and there have been tensions between the French-descended communities (in Quebec) and the British descendent population for many years.

In 1923 the Chinese Immigration Act (repealed in 1947) excluded most Chinese from entering Canada as immigrants, and became known as the "Humiliation Act" or the "Exclusion Act" as a result. The Chinese community within Canada was recognised as having made a significant contribution to Canada during World War II – a major factor in triggering the repeal of the legislation.

Since the 1950s, in particular, immigration from nations around the world and awareness of multiculturalism have increased hand-in-hand, to the extent that the Canadian economy now relies upon many immigrants and their descendents if it is to continue to prosper.



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"Time Magazine" about Norval Morrisseau

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Norval Morrisseau in front of "Self-Portrait, Devoured by His Own Passions"
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Fierce Clarity and Sophistication

Time Magazine /Canadian Edition/
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When he arrived in Toronto for his first one-man show 13 years ago, Ojibway Artist Norval Morrisseau met with publoic sussess and private anguish. Gallery goers who packed into the tiny Pollock Gallery snapped up all 43 of his works in 24 hours, but recalls Morrisseau, "they thought I was a bush Indian, a sauvage. " Tormented by a host of personal doubts and a serious problem with liquor ("my idea of a social drink is 40 ounces"), Morrisseau nearly floundered in the years that followed. Last week, as he opened his fifth, and best, show at the Pollock, there was evidence that he has developed new inner strengths both as a painter and as a man.

Works by Morrisseau are now in 32 public collections in Canada, and the 29 paintings on view in Toronto are expected to sell $46,000, or ten times the yield of his first show. The National Film Board has completed a documentary, The Paradox of Norval Morrisseau. More than than 40 young Indian artists, inspired by Morrisseau's work, have followed his path away from traditional Indian artifact decora­tion to formal painting.

As an artist, storyteller and mystic, Morrisseau has spent his life struggling to combine the Ojibway legends that he learned from his grandfather with the stern Catholicism impressed on him by his grandmother. The result is an art of fierce clarity and increasing sophistication. Fearful of a taboo against revealing ancient legends out­side the tribe, he did his first drawings on the sand of beaches near his hometown of Beardmore in northwestern Ontario so the water could wash them away. Then, in a dream, he was assured that he would be protected by the Thunderbird, an Ojibway demigod. He moved to more solid materials, using housepaint on brown building paper, and birch bark. "He even brought in some work done on hides," recalls Jack Pollock. "Migod, they stank." Now Morrisseau uses the ac­coutrements of the conventional painter - best quality artists' board, stretched canvas and acrylic paints - as he dis­covers and explores different ways in which he is able to set out his personal visions.
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"Artist and His Four Wives", 43"x131", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau
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The content of Morrisseau's cur­rent works is often more personally revealing than he cares to discuss. The major piece (priced at $6,000) is the Artist and His Four Wives, based on a vision ("clear as a TV picture") that came to Morrisseau as he agonized over a breakup with his wife, Harriet, mother of his seven children. Rejecting the self-image of a wandering husband, he projected himself as a 16th century brave, surrounded by others willing to fill void in his personal life.
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"Self-Portrait, Devoured by His Own Passions", 68"x57",
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In Self-Portrait, Devoured by His Own Pas­sions, painted in Vancouver last summer, he deals with moralistic Chris­tian guilt over yielding to the pleasures of the world, including masturbation, depicted as an arm that becomes a snake attacking his heart. Spirit Enclosed by a Serpent shows a transparent soul, surrounded by vibrant reds, the color of passion, and green snakes, again attacking.

Silver Cross. Many of Morrisseau's works have the qualities of stained glass. Black wavy lines of power pro­vide the outlines which are filled in with vivid colors. From his earlier, simpler style, based on specific legends or situations, Morrisseau has moved to more flowing and self-confident works. Dressed in a fringed leather jacket, sewn by a current girl friend, and wearing a heavy silver cross purchased from a church goods supply house, he no longer resembles the shy youth with brush cut and windbreaker who came out of the woods in the early '60s.
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"Nature's Balance", 73"x48", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau
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"I now believe in peaceful coexistence with myself," as he stood in front of his Nature's Balance, a vibrant interplay of birds, fishes and snakes. "If I had the money and was buying Indian art, this is what I would have on my wall."

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Click HERE & HERE to view pages 10 & 11 of Time Magazine's printed version of the article "Fierce Clarity and Sophistication" /August 25th, 1975/--


>>> Reference posts:
- Significant Magazine/Newspaper articles (Part I),

- Jack Pollock about Norval Morrisseau, - Recommended readings (Part I),
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Paintings from the Norval Morrisseau's first public exhibition at The Pollock Gallery (Part I), - ~Painting once exibited in the Pollock Gallery .... offered for sale in the outskirts of the GTA~, - The Great Copper Thunderbird's belonging... (Part I), - Blog Master's Pick of the Day (Part II), - Morrisseaus sold for record prices @ Sotheby's & Joyner’s Auction Houses in Toronto, ON, - Artist and His Four Wives", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau &
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"Nature's Balance", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau.

~ The paintings in this post: "Artist and His Four Wives", acrylic on canvas, 43"x131", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau (page 117); "Self-Portrait, Devoured by His Own Passions, acrylic on canvas, 68"x57", © 1974 Norval Morrisseau (page 113) & "Nature's Balance", acrylic on kraft paper, 73"x48", © 1975 Norval Morrisseau (page 114). All paintings appeared in "The Art of Norval Morrisseau" /Sinclair, Lister, Jack Pollock, and Norval Morrisseau/ -Toronto, Ontario: Methuen, 1979; ISBN: 0-458-93820-3/

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Norval Morrisseau's Family

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Norval Morrisseau with Harriet, Victoria and Pierre
© 1964 Globe and Mail, Toronto
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In 1957 Norval Morrisseau married Harriet Kakegamic (sister of Henry, Joshim and Goyce Kakegamic) who was from Sandy Lake Reserve northeast of Red Lake. They met in Fort William (now Thunder Bay) at the tuberculosis sanatorium while Morrisseau was receiving treatment. They arrived in Cochenour, Ontario in 1959 to work in the Cochenour-Willans gold mine.-Harriet inspired him in his work and taught him Cree syllabics, form of writing developed by Methodist missionary James Evans in the 1840s, reflected in Morrisseau's own signature of his works (Copper Thunderbird).

Their children were born from 1957-1975 as the family moved between Beardmore, Cochenour, Sandy Lake, McKenzie Island and Red Lake. Morrisseau reportedly enjoyed children and one large portrait of his daughter, Victoria, with his first grandson ("Victoria and Family"), conveys pride and love.

Norval Morrisseau & Harriet Morrisseau (Kakegamic) have 7 children by direct bloodline (David, Michael, Peter, Eugene, Christian, Victoria and Lisa), 18 Grandchildren and 13 Great Grandchildren.
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Source (image): 'The Strange Success - and Failure of Norval Morriseau'; Canadian Art 21 no 6 (Nov-Dec 1964)


 >>> Reference posts:
- Norval Morrisseau's Family (Part I),
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Norval Morrisseau's Family (Part II),

From the Morrisseau Family Album (Part I),
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From the Morrisseau Family Album (Part II),
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In memory of Harriet Morrisseau (Kakegamic),
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Norval Morrisseau's Final Resting Place,
- 'Norval and Harriet with Bear Clan', © 1980 Norval Morrisseau,
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'My Family', © 1976 Norval Morrisseau,
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'My Children', © 1980 Norval Morrisseau,
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'Victoria and Family', © 1978 Norval Morrisseau,
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'My Daughter Lisa', © 1984 Norval Morrisseau,
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'Otter with Michael', © 1985 Norval Morrisseau,
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'My Grandson and the Birds', © 1979 Norval Morrisseau,
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'Holding David', © 1970s Norval Morrisseau,
Norval Morrisseau's children sue over will (Part I),
- Norval Morrisseau's children sue over will (Part II),
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Morrisseau Family Foundation,
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About the Morrisseau Family Foundation,
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The Last Homecoming of Norval Morrisseau (Part I),
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The Last Homecoming of Norval Morrisseau (Part II),
- Norval Morrisseau's Final Resting Place,
- Extra! Extra! Copyright for the Artistic Legacy of Norval Morrisseau has been registered! &
Certificate of Registration of Copyright for 'The Artistic Legacy of Norval Morrisseau'.

* Photography: © 1964 Globe and Mail, Toronto /Norval Morrisseau with his wife Harriet, daughter Victoria & son Pierre - Toronto, March 1964/

Friday, June 17, 2011

Is NMHS' silence golden?

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"Water Spirits", acrylic on canvas, 54" x 46", © 1979 Norval Morrisseau
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* click HERE for a "You Tube" video of the most disturbing moment I have ever experienced as a Norval Morrisseau collector and admirer of his art.
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IMPORTANT NOTES: This painting for which Ritchie R. Sinclair a.k.a. Stardreamer gave compliment "And a beautiful Morrisseau it is - so embued with Vision!" was defaced on January 27, 2010 by Bryant Ross who is director of Coghlan Art Studio & Gallery in Aldergrove, BC (click HERE). This act of vandalism was reported by Ms. Katie Mercer ( "The Province" reporter) in her "Portrait of a scandal" article which content was in full support by Kinsman Robinson Galleries as posted on their twitter at http://twitter.com/KinsmanRobinson (click HERE to view a twit which surfaced on the day of Ms. Katie Mercer's print/online article or click HERE for this twit's screen capture).
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ADDITIONAL NOTE: Bryant Ross stated that "Paintings in his online gallery were guaranteed to be original and authentic and were obtained from the artist or authenticated by him." (click HERE for screen capture of the original web page as it appeared in May 2005 showing the above presented painting or click HERE for more factual information leading to the public destruction of this genuine Norval Morrisseau painting by Bryant Ross of Coghlan Art Studio & Gallery and/or click HERE for a related information involving artworks which were painted under Norval Morrisseau's drection by Mr. Karl J. Burrows).
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* This online article "Portrait of a scandal" has been deleted by "The Province" editors and as of August 2010 it is not available for viewing anymore (click HERE for a screen capture of this online article). Printed version of this article, in which an important statement from the 'National Art Gallery of Canada' was taken out of context to support Katie Mercer's newspaper article, will be presented on the NORVAL MORRISSEAU BLOG very soon. -
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* Viviane Gray - Indian and Inuit Art Centre, Dept. of Indian Affairs & Northern Development (not a member anymore);
* Lee Ann Martin - Curator of Contemporary Canadian Aboriginal Art, Museum of Civilization (not a member anymore);
* Elizabeth McLuhan - Dept. of History, University of Winnipeg;
* Dr. Ruth Philips - Professor of Art History;
* Greg Hill - Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, National Gallery of Canada;
* Richard H. Baker - Barrister and Solicitor.

> NMHS could be contacted at norvalmorrisseauheritage@gmail.com or you may click above on each NMHS members' names to e-mail them about your questions, concernes & satisfaction or dissatisfaction of their achievements to date.
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Ugo Matulić a.k.a. Spirit Walker
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>>> Reference posts:
- Open Letter to the Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society,
- The truth behind 'Open Letter to the Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society',
- The story which preceded the 'Open Letter to the Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society'..., - Blasphemy (Part II), - Open Letter to the NORVAL MORRISSEAU BLOG by Mr. Karl J. Burrows (Part I), - Open Letter to the NORVAL MORRISSEAU BLOG by Mr. Karl J. Burrows (Part II) & - Deceptions of Bryant Ross* (Part I).
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Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Genuine Morrisseau's Art Sold at Sotheby's

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"Shaman Changes Into Thunderbird", 46"x28",
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This, genuine Norval Morrisseau acrylic painting on canvas was sold on May 26th, 2011 at 'Sotheby's Art Auction House', Toronto, Ontario CANADA; See Lot #128.
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"Untitled", 52"x44", © 1973 Norval Morrisseau
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This, genuine Norval Morrisseau acrylic painting on canvas was sold on May 26th, 2011 at 'Sotheby's Art Auction House', Toronto, Ontario CANADA; See Lot #163.

Estimate: $15,000 - $25,000

Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  $14,400 CAD

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"Ancestral Bear", 40"x48", © 1980s Norval Morrisseau
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This, genuine Norval Morrisseau acrylic painting on canvas was sold on May 26th, 2011 at 'Sotheby's Art Auction House', Toronto, Ontario CANADA; See Lot #112.-

Estimate: $8,000 - $10,000

Hammer Price with Buyer's Premium:  $15,600 CAD

Provenance: Private Collection, British Columbia.



ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REGARDING PROVENANCE:
~ for "Shaman Changes Into Thunderbird", 1962 & "Untitled", 1973

>>> As per communication with Ms. Marie-Jo Paquet [1], who is an employee of the 'Sotheby's Art Auction House', it was determined that previous owner for the paintings 1 & 2 resided in Thunder Bay, Ontario and would have acquired the paintings directly from the artist.

[1] Marie-Jo Paquet
Junior Specialist
Canadian Art
Tel: +1 416 926 1774
Fax: +1 416 926 9179
mariejo.paquet@sothebys.com




NOTE: I am thanking a collector for the submission of  the above presented additional information and for the images of the canvas versos sumbitted to him/her by Ms. Marie-Jo Paquet of 'Sotheby's Art Auction House' with respects to the collector and his or her decision to remain anonymous. 

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For an example of a genuine Norval Morrisseau's artwork auctioned on behalf of the Sotheby's & sold on November 23rd, 2010 at Royal Ontario Museum click HERE and/or HERE.



>>> Reference posts:
- Understanding Art of Norval Morrisseau (Part I),
- Genuine Norval Morrisseau Genuine Collage,
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Comparison (Part I),

- Norval Morrisseau Signature Comparison (Part II),
- Norval Morrisseau Conspiracy Unveiled (Part IV),
- Norval Morrisseau Conspiracy Unveiled (Part XII),
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Morrisseau History Detective Stories (Part IV),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part I),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part II),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part III),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part IV),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part V),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part VI),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part VII),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part VIII),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part IX),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part X),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part XI),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part XII),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part XIII),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part XIV),
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Norval Morrisseau Signature Study (Part XV),
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"Morrisseau Signature Identification Article 101" (Part I),

- Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part I); "LEVIS Online Auctions", Calgary, Alberta.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part II); WALKER'S Auction, Ottawa, Ontario.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part III); Randy Potters Estate Auctions, Port Hope, Ontario.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part IV); RITCHIES Auctioneers, Toronto, Ontario.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part V); HODGINS Art Auctions Ltd., Calgary, Alberta.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part VI); Heffel's Auction House, Toronto, Ontario.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part VII); SEAHAWK Auctions, Maple Ridge, BC.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part VIII); LUNDS Auctions, Victoria, BC.
- Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part IX); EMPIRE AUCTIONS, Toronto, Ontario.
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Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part X); "LEVIS Online Auctions", Calgary, Alberta.
- Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part XI); HODGINS Art Auctions Ltd., Calgary, Alberta.
- Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part XII); WALKER'S Auction, Ottawa, Ontario.
- Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part XIII); WADDINGTON'S Auction House, Toronto, Ontario.
- Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part XIV) Sotheby's Art Auction House, Toronto, Ontario.
- Norval Morrisseau Authentic Paintings at Auction Houses Across North America (Part XV); Sotheby's Art Auction House, Toronto, Ontario.
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- Tonight, Norval Morrisseau's art auctioned at Sotheby's Art Auction House, Toronto, Ontario, - Genuine Norval Morrisseau's artworks continue to be successfully auctioned at Sotheby's, Toronto, Ontario.

* The acrylic paintings on canvas in this post: "Shaman Changes Into Thunderbird", 46"x28", © 1962 Norval Morrisseau; See Lot #128; "Untitled", "52"x44", © 1973 Norval Morrisseau; See Lot #163; "Ancestral Bear", 40"x48", © c. 1980s Norval Morrisseau; See Lot #112 - all sold at Sotheby's Art Auction House' in Toronto, Ontario CANADA