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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

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Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Unknown printmaker,

Power To The Merman

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 2∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Image size: Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tsa)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1977)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: UU.25

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

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Unknown printmaker,

Norval Viewing Duality

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tsa)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tsa)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa)
Image size: Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tsa)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: UU.24

Remark:
Made after the 1979 original acrylic on canvas (est. 58 x 116 inches).

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

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Unknown printmaker,

Spiritual Vision

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse)
Artist Proof:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Paper size: Known (S: 3+∙Re∙Tse)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: UU.23

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

Thanks to:
– Collecter/Owner for providing some of the info. It made this post possible.

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Unknown printmaker,

Thunderbird Entity

Medium: Serigraph on rag wild edge deckle paper (S: 1∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse)
Edition size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm, calculated paper/image ratio)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: UU.22

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

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Unknown printmaker,

Untitled (Totem Number Two)

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: 2∙Re∙Tsa)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa∙Tsd)
Year:  1974 (S: 2∙Re∙Tsa∙Tsd)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: U74.3

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 (Man Seeing Visions), click here.

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

Literature:
– Page 190; Sinclair, L., & Pollock, J. (1979). The Art of Norval Morrisseau.
Toronto, New York, London, Sydney: Methuen.

Info needed:
– 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,

Untitled (Totem Number One)

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: 2∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa∙Tsd∙Tm)
Year:  1974 (S: 2∙Re∙Tsa∙Tsd)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: U74.2

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

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

Literature:
– Page 189; 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,

Ravens

Medium: Lithograph on paper (S: 1∙Ri∙Tpm∙Tpp)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tpw)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 2∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Image size:  Known (S: 2∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Year:  1992 (S: 3+∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tse∙Tpw)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: U92.5

Remark:
This print is signed ‘in plate’ (lower left vertical) with ‘Copper Thunderbird’  in Cree syllabics and hand signed in pencil (lower left horizontal) with ‘Norval Morrisseau’.

Collection: 
– Smithonian – The National Museum of the American Indian

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

Filed under: Lithograph, Unknown printmaker,

Gathering Loons

Medium: Serigraph on paper (S: 1∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp∙Tse)
Edition size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tpw∙Tse)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Minimal size known (S: 1∙Re∙Tsa) (note 1)
Image size:  Known (S: 1∙Re∙Tse)
Year:  Unknown (estimate ca 1980) (note 2)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: UU.21

Remark:
1) Title: “Gathering” contains a capital letter “N”, and “Loons” a lower case
     “n” that looks like an lower case “m”.
2) A smaller (14 x 11 inch paper), unsigned, open silkscreen edition, of this
     image exist.

Note:
1) Inner matting size of one source.
2) One source bought it early 1980′s. It’s likely made in 1978-1982.

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

Thanks to:
– Gerry Fitzpatrick, Ontario, Canada, for providing me most of the information and image.

Filed under: Serigraph / Silkscreen, Unknown printmaker,

Eagle

Medium: Lithograph on paper (S: 3+∙Ri∙Re∙Tpm∙Tpp)
Edition size:  Known (S: 3+∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tpw)
Artist Proof:  Unknown
Paper size:  Known (S: 3+∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Image size: Known (S: 3+∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tm)
Year:  1992 (S: 3+∙Ri∙Re∙Tsa∙Tpw)
Printmaker:  Unknown
Code: U92.4

Remark:
This print is signed ‘in plate’ (lower left vertical) with ‘Copper Thunderbird’  in Cree syllabics and hand signed in pencil (lower left horizontal) with ‘Norval Morrisseau’.

Collection: 
– Smithonian – The National Museum of the American Indian

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

Filed under: Lithograph, Unknown printmaker,

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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