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The Great Flood


Image contains some reflexions of the glass

Image: Larger image in member area (click on image)
Medium: Serigraph on  paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tsm)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tsm)
Artist Proof:  Yes, edition size known (S: 2∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse∙Tsa)
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse∙Tsa∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980) (note 1)
Printmaker:  ALVO Canadian Art Inc. (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm)
Code: AU.10

Remark: 
This image has a strong resemblance (but is different) with the 1973 acrylic on masonite ‘Migration (The Great Flood)’, as shown op page 195; Sinclair, L., & Pollock, J. (1979). The Art of Norval Morrisseau.  Toronto, New York, London, Sydney: Methuen. At the moment part of the collection of the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto.

Note:
1) However Smithonian states is from circa 1975, that’s more likely the date of the original. This ALVO silkscreen has to be between 1978-1981. One collector bought it in end of 1980/beginning of 1981. I estimate it ca 1980, but confirmation is necessary.

Collection: 
– Smithonian – The National Museum of the American Indian (#67)

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:

– Matt Steffich of Steffich Fine Art for providing me some new information and confirmations.

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