Norval Morrisseau Unlimited

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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,

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,

Just Be Bird Forms

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

Note:
1) However printed by Superb Graphics Toronto, it’s published by ALVO. The original certificates of authenticity are therefore by ALVO.

Info needed:
– Good resolution photo
– Confirmation image size
– Confirmation printnaker
– Literature (official statements in books, magazines, exhibits, original
promotion material)
– Additional info or reference material

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

Astral Children

Medium:  Serigraph on paper (S: 2∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unkown
Paper size:  Unknown
Image size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa)
Year:  1980-1981 (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm, estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  ALVO Canadian Art Inc. (S: 1∙Re∙Tsm)
Code: AU.17

Remark
Made after the 1980 original acrylic on cotton rag wild deckle edgen paper (42 x 33 inches).

A smaller (14 x 11 inch paper, 8 x 6 inch image), unsigned, open silkscreen edition, of this image exist.

A signed copper plate with coloured inlay exist of this image.

Note:
1) A different limited edition print with the same title exist, click here.

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

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

Cosmic Children 2

Medium:  Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Known  (S: 1∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse)
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Ri∙Tse∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Ri∙Tm)
Year:  1978-1984 (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm, estimate ca 1982)
Printmaker:  ALVO Canadian Art Inc. (S: 1∙Re∙Tsm)
Code: AU.15

Remark
This print is from an set of 2 Norval Morrisseau prints. The other print is:
– Cosmic Children 1, click here;

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

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

Soul Floating In Cosmic Sea

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tse∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse∙Tm, calculated
                       paper/image ratio)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  ALVO (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Code: AU.16

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

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

Loon & Fish Theme

Medium:  Serigraph on 100% hand-made cotton rag wild deckle
                  edgen paper (S: 2∙Ri∙Rm∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsm)
Edition size:  Known (S: 2∙Ri∙Rm∙Tpw∙Tsm)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Ri∙Tsm∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Ri∙Tm)
Year:  1981 (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm)
Printmaker:  ALVO Canadian Art Inc. (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm)
Code: A81.3

Remark:
The original acrylic is part of a private collection in Toronto.

The image is used for the Morrisseau show poster at NEXUS  art gallery (Toronto, November 5-19, 1981).

Info needed:
– Existance of Artist Proof(s)
– Additional info or reference material

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

Fish People

Medium:  Serigraph on 100% hand-made cotton rag wild deckle
                  edgen paper (S: 2∙Re∙Rm∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa∙Tsm)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Rm∙Tpw∙Tsa∙Tsm)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Rm∙Tsa∙Tsm)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm, calculated paper/image ratio)
Year: 1981 (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm)
Printmaker:  ALVO Canadian Art Inc. (S: 2∙Rm∙Tsm∙Tpe)  (note 1)
Code: A81.2

Note:
1) Embossing ’Norval Morrisseau Edition Alvo Canadian Art’”, limited edition number within the circular embossing.

Info needed:
– Edition size of Artist Proofs
– Confirmation image size
– Additional info or reference material

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

Cosmic Children 1

Medium:  Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Yes, edition size known (S: 1∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse)
Paper size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Image size: Unknown
Year:  1978-1984 (S: 1∙Rm∙Tsm, estimate ca 1982)
Printmaker:  ALVO Canadian Art Inc. (S: 1∙Re∙Tsm)
Code: AU.14

Remark
This print is from an set of 2 Norval Morrisseau prints. The other print is:
– Cosmic Children 2, click here;

A smaller (14 x 11 inch paper), unsigned, open silkscreen edition, of this image exist.

Info needed:
– Better image photo, high resolution and with visable signature & number
– Confirmation paper size
– Exact image size
– Exact year of print
– Additional info or reference material

Filed under: ALVO, Serigraph / Silkscreen,

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".

Contribute to the research!

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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