Mythical Animals (c. 1960s ) Norval Morrisseau

Mythical Animals
Norval Morrisseau
28” x 19”, acrylic on paper
Untitled
Norval Morrisseau
15” x 21”, acrylic on paper
Untitled
Norval Morrisseau
10″x16″

Untitled
Norval Morrisseau
10″x16″

Power Giver
Norval Morrisseau
1965
Collection of the Glenbow Museum
The studies displayed above bear witness to Morrisseau fundamentals. i.e decisive line, comrehensive balance and vision. All five paintings are simple sketches. The first four images were painted with a heavier brush than the 1965 “Power Giver” sketch which explores a recurring Morrisseau theme.
The first two pieces were sold for thousands of dollars each by Gallery Gevik in Toronto; a primary art dealer of Daphne Odjig’s work. I introduced Norval to Philip Gevik in the mid 1980s. Philip bought a few paintings and took us out for Armenian food.

The second two were listed as serigraphs and went for $200 each at Hodgins Auctions.

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