Norval Morrisseau Unlimited

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Bear And Fish

Norval Morrisseau Print - Bear and Fish_small

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 2∙Re∙Rmr∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tpw)
Artist Proof:  Yes, edition size approximately known (S: 1∙Rmr∙Toa)
Paper size:  Known minimum size (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse) (note)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa, calculated inner matting/image ratio)
Year:  1977 (S: 1∙Rmr∙Toa)
Printmaker:  Triple K Cooperative Inc. (S: 1∙Rmr∙Toa)
Code: T77.1

Note:
Based on the inner matting size of this print and the simular prints ‘Bear Cycle Around The Sun’, click here, and ‘Legend Of Survival’, click here,

Info needed:
– Better image photo, high resolution
– Exact edition size of Artist Proof(s)
– Confirmation of the paper size
– Confirmation of the image size
– Additional info or reference material and Liturature (books, magazines,
exhibits, original promotion material)

Thanks to:
– First hand source for providing me important info.

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Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Triple K Cooperative,

Native Unity

Norval Morrisseau Print - Native Unity_small

Medium: Serigraph on fine art etching paper (S:3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tsd)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Ri∙Tpw∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tsd)
Artist Proof:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tcp∙Tlp) (note 1)
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tm)
Image size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tm)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 2∙Rm∙Tlp∙Tsd) (note 2)
Code: SU.7

Remark:
This print is from an folio set of 6 Norval Morrisseau prints named “Shaman Vision Series One”. The others prints are:
– ’A Child In Astral Plain’, click here;
– ‘A Vision To Its Soul’, click here;
– ‘Astral Children Community’, click here;
– ‘Fish Unity In Cosmic Sea’, click here;
– ‘This Is The Way It Is’, will  follow later in this catalogue.

Note:
1) The certificates of the “Shaman Vision Series One” and the promotional info mentioned no Proof’s where made. However 2 sources mentioned Artist Proofs of this print.
2) However printed by Superb Graphics Toronto, it’s published by ALVO. The original certificates of authenticity are therefore by ALVO.

Info needed:
– Confirmation image size
– Exact year of print
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original   promotion material)
– Additional info or reference material

Thanks to:
– Collector for providing me the original certificate of authenticity and other information.

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen, Superb Graphics,

Nature Manifasting (sic) From Within

Norval Morrisseau Print - Nature Manifasting (sic) From Within_small

Medium:  Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp) (note 1)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Approx. known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse∙Tsa)  (note 2)
Image size: Approx known (S: 1∙Re∙Tm, calculated paper/image ratio)
Year:  1979 (S: 2∙Re∙Tse)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 1∙Re∙Tse) (note 3)
Code: S79.2

Remark
Made after the circa 1979 original acrylic on paper (24.5 x 34 inches). The original is much larger that the limited edition print and was sold at an auction in 2009.

Note:
1) 1 colour silkscreen, black.
2) Different sizes are mentioned, clarification required.
3) However printed by Superb Graphics Toronto, it’s published by ALVO.

Info needed:
– Existance of Artist Proof(s)
– Confirmation paper and image size
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original
promotion material)
– Additional info or reference material

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen, Superb Graphics,

Manifestation

Norval Morrisseau Print - Manifestation

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse∙Tse∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse∙Tsa∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse∙Tsa∙Tm)
Year:  1977
Printmaker:  Great Grasslands Graphics Company (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Code: G77.1

Remark

Made after the original acrylic on canvas. A picture with Norval Morrisseau and the original canvas does exist.

Info needed:
– Existance of Artist Proof(s)
– Confirmation paper & image size
– Confirmation year of print
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original
promotion material) and additional info or reference material

Filed under: Great Grassland Graphics, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

Legend Of Survival

Norval Morrisseau Print - Legend of Survival_small
Image contains some reflexions of the glass

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Rmr∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse∙Toa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw)
Artist Proof:  Unkown, but likely yes (note 1)
Paper size:  Known minimum size (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse) (note 2)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse, calculated inner matting/image ratio)
Year:  1977 (S: 1∙Rmr∙Toa)
Printmaker:  Triple K Cooperative Inc. (S: 2∙Re∙Rmr∙Tse∙Toa)
Code: T77.2

Note:
1) From  a simular print ‘Bear Cycle Around The Sun’, click here, Artist
Proofs exist.
2) Based on the inner matting size of this print and a the simular print ‘Bear Cycle Around The Sun’.

Info needed:
– Better image photo, high resolution
– Existance of Artist Proof(s)
– Confirmation of the paper size
– Confirmation of the image size
– Additional info or reference material and Liturature (books, magazines,
exhibits, original promotion material)

Thanks to:
– First hand source for providing me important additional info. It made this repost (earlier post 2009-07-14) with new info possible.

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Triple K Cooperative,

Untitled (Man Seeing Visions)

Norval Morrisseau Print - Untitled (Man Seeing Visions)_small

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tsd)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa∙Tse)
Artist Proof:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tm)
Year:  1974 (S: 2∙Re∙Tsa∙Tsd)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: U74.4

Remark
This print is from an set of 4 Norval Morrisseau prints. The others prints are:
– Untitled (Young Gulls), click here;
– Untitled (Totem Number One), click here;
– Untitled (Totem Number Two), click here;

Instead of signing these prints as usual ‘Norval Morrisseau’, all 4 prints are signed ‘Copper Thunderbird’ in Cree syllabics.

Literature:
– Page 191; Sinclair, L., & Pollock, J. (1979). The Art of Norval Morrisseau.
Toronto, New York, London, Sydney: Methuen.

Info needed:
– Confirmation paper size
– Confirmation image size
– Name printmaker
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original
promotion material)
– Additional info or reference material

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Unknown printmaker,

Bear Cycle Around The Sun

Norval Morrisseau Print - Bear Cycle Around The Sun
Image contains some reflexions of the glass

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 2∙Ri∙Rmr∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Toa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 1∙Rmr∙Toa) 
Artist Proof:  Known (S: 1∙Ri∙Tpw) (note 1)
Paper size:  Known minimum size (S: 1∙Ri∙Tm) (note 2)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Ri∙Tm)
Year:  1977 (S: 1∙Rmr∙Toa)
Printmaker:  Triple K Cooperative Inc. (S: 2∙Re∙Rmr∙Tse∙Toa)
Code: T77.3

Note:
1) Written in Roman numerals.
2) Based on inner matting.

Info needed:
– Confirmation of the paper size
– Additional info or reference material and Liturature (books, magazines,
exhibits, original promotion material)

Thanks to:
– First hand source for providing me important additional info. It made this repost (earlier post 2009-12-13) with new info possible.

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Triple K Cooperative,

Great Circle

Norval Morrisseau Print - Great Circle

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Ri∙Rmr∙Tsa∙Tpm∙Tpp)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Ri∙Tsa∙Tpw)
Artist Proof:  Yes, edition size known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa∙Tpw)
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Ri∙Tsa∙Tm)
Image size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Ri∙Tsa∙Tm)
Year:  1979 (S: 3+∙Re∙Ri∙Rmr∙Tsa∙Toa∙Tpw)
Printmaker:  Triple K Cooperative Inc. (S: 1∙Rmr∙Toa)
Code: T79.2

Remark:
This print is hand signed in pencil with ‘Norval M’ or with ‘Morrisseau’.

Info needed:
– Confirmation edition size of the Artist Proofs
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original
promotion material) and additional info or reference material

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Triple K Cooperative,

Nature Communication

Norval Morrisseau Print - Nature Communication

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 1∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tse∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1975-1979) (note 1)
Printmaker:  Great Grasslands Graphics Company (S: 1∙Re∙Tpe)
Code: GU.7

Note:
1) Year not readable in embossing. I have seen no print from Great Grasslands Graphics Company later than 1979, so this print is likely made between 1975-1979.

Info needed:
– Better image photo, high resolution
– Existance of Artist Proof(s)
– Confirmation paper and image size
– Exact year of print
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original
promotion material)
– Additional info or reference material

Filed under: Great Grassland Graphics, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

Soul Vision

Norval Morrisseau Print - Soul Vision_small

Medium:  Serigraph on paper (S: 3∙Re∙Rmr∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa∙Tse)
Edition size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Yes, edition size known (S: 1∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse)
Paper size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa)
Image size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1978-80)
Printmaker:  ALVO Canadian Art Inc. (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Code: AU.18

Remark
Made after the 1978 original acrylic on canvas.

Info needed:
– Better image photo, high resolution
– Confirmation paper & image size
– Confirmation edition size of the Artist Proofs
– Exact year of print
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original
promotion material) and additional info or reference material

Filed under: ALVO, Superb Graphics,

Mission Statement

The project's mission is to document all original signed limited editions of Norval Morrisseau in a catalogue raisonné. Documenting the original signed limited edition silkscreens/serigraphs and lithographs are not part of the mission of the Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society (NMHS). Read more below in "1. About the project & Mission".

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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. You can also confirm (or un-confirm) the already written information. Add a comment in the listed post or email me at morrisseau.unlimited@gmail.com

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