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,

Images And Ravens

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 2∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa) 
Edition size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa)
Image size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 1∙Tpe)
Code: SU.7

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)
– Additional info or reference material

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Superb Graphics,

Cycle

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:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse∙Tsa)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Year:  1978 (S: 2∙Re∙Tps) (note 2)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 2∙Re∙Tpe∙Tps)
Code: S78.4

Note:
1) 1 colour silkscreen, black.
2) Exact date on the back, stamped as ’APR 17 1978′.

Collection: 
–  Chaterine Parr Traill College, Trent University Art Collection (#26)

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

Thanks to:
– Owner of one of the prints of this edition, for providing me the image size,
   high quality photo and confirmations of other info.

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Superb Graphics,

Fish Unity In Cosmic Sea

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)
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tm)
Image size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tm)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 2∙Rm∙Tlp∙Tsd) (note 1)
Code: SU.6

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;
– ‘Native Unity’, click here;
– ‘This Is The Way It Is’, will  follow later in this catalogue.

Note:
1) 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,

Discipline

Medium:  Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tsa)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa)
Year:  1978 (S: 1∙Re∙Tps) (note 1)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 1∙Re∙Tpe∙Tps)
Code: S78.3

Remark:
Made after the original on canvas (28 x 22 inches) named “Talking”, owned by Leona Lattimer (Lattimer Gallery) who donated it to a charity auction in 1985. It was recently for sale again at an auction.

Note:
1) Exact date is stamped as ‘May 10 1978′. On the same day a similar print was published, named “Conversation”.

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

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Superb Graphics,

Astral Children Community

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)
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tm)
Image size:  Approx. known (S: 2∙Re∙Tm)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 2∙Rm∙Tlp∙Tsd) (note 1)
Code: SU.5

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;
– ‘Fish Unity In Cosmic Sea’, click here;
– ‘Native Unity’, click here;
– ‘This Is The Way It Is’, will  follow later in this catalogue.

Note:
1) 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

A Vision To Its Soul

Medium: Serigraph on fine art etching paper
(S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tsd)  (note 1)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Ri∙Tpw∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tsd)
Artist Proof:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tcp∙Tlp)
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tcp∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tlp∙Tm)
Image size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tm)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Superb Graphics Toronto (S: 2∙Rm∙Tlp∙Tsd) (note 2)
Code: SU.4

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;
– ‘Astral Children Community’, click here;
– ‘Fish Unity In Cosmic Sea’, click here;
– ‘Native Unity’, click here;
– ‘This Is The Way It Is’, will  follow later in this catalogue.

Note:
1) On the original certificate of authenticity of this print and ‘A Child in Astral Plain’  (click here), the prints are mentioned as lithographs, however they are silkscreens. The other prints are correctly mentioned as serigraphs on their certificates of authenticity.
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,

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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