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Norval Morrisseau

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Quotes About

Norval Morrisseau

"Few exhibits in Canadian history have touched off a greater immediate stir than Morrisseau's" - Time magazine

"Pablo Picasso and Marc Chagall, meeting Morrisseau in Paris compared him to Picasso. The French press thus dubbing him"
"Picasso of the North"

"Norval Morrisseau's courageous and often controversial approach to his work was instrumental in encouraging First Nations people to know their spirituality, history and culture in order to better understand themselves, He taught us to be proud of who we are."
- Phil Fontaine, National Chief of The Assembly of First Nations

"Known as one of the greatest painters —that Canada has ever produced, Morrisseau gained an international reputation as one of Canada's most original master artists".
- Canadian Broadcasting Company

Verification

Our Verification Services is used to aid the collector in securing confidence in their collection, clarifying the marketplace and assisting the buying process. Our team of Experts, Academics and Legal Channels will aid you in this process. Please contact us for further information.
The Estate of Norval Morrisseau is very aware of the issues surrounding his art and we will work to bring clarity, justice and confidence back to his collectors. The Estate hopes the historic legal work being done on this matter will change the Canadian Art marketplace in a positive way for all parties.

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Sales

Purchasing is conducted in a VIP setting. For privacy, the collection is held offline and is viewed by invite-only. A large selection of validated paintings is available. To purchase a painting from our secured validated collection please submit your contact information.
We will contact you with a viewing invitation and consult as to your budget, painting size preference, time period, content, colors, and medium to find the right artwork for you. Once you are validated you will be able to view the available collection for sale.

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News

Animal Unity by Norval Morrisseau

Animal Unity by Norval Morrisseau

6/15/2022 / Art

A monumental canvas by Anishinaabe artist Norval Morrisseau sets a new artist record selling for $312,000, quadrupling the previous record in the Spring 2022 Live Auction. “Animal Unity” smashed the current artist record.....

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Artworks by Canadian artists Maud Lewis Adelard Brousseau and Norval Morrisseau are in Miller & Mil

Artworks by Canadian artists Maud Lewis, Adelard Brousseau and Norval Morrisseau are in Miller & Miller's Oct. 8 auction

9/22/2022 / Art

...and an acrylic on paper by Canadian Woodland artist Norval Morrisseau (1932-2007) titled Ancestral Visitors, are a few of the expected top lots in Miller & Miller Auctions’ online-only Canadiana & Folk Art auction.....

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The Daily Heller Excitement Reigns for the First Native North American Type Conference

The Daily Heller: Excitement Reigns for the First Native North American Type Conference

9/21/2022 / Art

Never before has there been a major type event devoted to the past, present and future of the Native North American people. The 2022 installment of the Type Directors Club’s groundbreaking “Type Drives Culture” series, titled Ezhishin.....

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À la Galerie dart dAlgoma de Sault-Sainte-Marie une nouvelle exposition réunit les œuvres dun pè

À la Galerie d'art d'Algoma de Sault-Sainte-Marie, une nouvelle exposition réunit les œuvres d'un père et de sa fille. Cette exposition s'intitule « Gathering in Honor »

9/21/2022 / Art

L’exposition s’intéresse au style artistique Woodland. Les artistes Lucia Laford et son père John Laford ont taillé leur place dans ce style. La peinture a occupé leurs rencontres, lorsque Lucia Laford quittait Toronto pour aller le rejoindre à Sault-Sainte-Marie pendant son enfance.....

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  • ARTIST WITH THUNDERBIRD VISION
    ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
    1977, 174 x 126 cm

  • THE LAND (LAND RIGHTS)
    ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
    1976, 122 x 96.7 cm

  • INDIAN JESUS CHRIST
    ACRYLIC ON PAPER
    1974, 134.6 x 68.5 cm

  • MAN CHANGING INTO THUNDERBIRD PANEL 1
    ACRYLIC ON CANVAS
    1977, 153.5 x 125.7 cm

  • ANCESTORS PERFORMIN THE RITUAL OF THE SHAKING TENT
    PAINTING ON BIRCHBARK
    1958-1961, 94.7 x 73 cm

Thank
you

The Norval Morrisseau Estate wishes to thank all the Morrisseau Legacy Protectors who have worked hard for so long to bring justice to the current issues. From individuals, to Academia, to various Law enforcement; so many individuals need to be thanked. We wish to thank all past and present members of the Norval Morrisseau Heritage Society for their ongoing efforts.

To those lovers and supporters of his art we thank you. The Estate looks forward to a more formal appreciation of your efforts and hopes for a working, healing and advancing relationships. Please forgive any error or omissions on this website, we welcome your suggestions for improvement and are working to greatly expand this website.

Norval with Governor General Edward Schreyer and Her Excellency Lily Schreyer, Rideau Hall, 25 April 1979.

Morrisseau preparing for filming of a major TV documentary on his work, 1977.

Art of Native Peoples Exhibition. Morrisseau with Jack Pollock and Selwyn Dewdney, Date unknown.