Canadian Works on Paper & Editions

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LOT 31

Lot 31

NORVAL H. MORRISSEAU, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)

NORVAL H. MORRISSEAU, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)
Lot 31 Details
NORVAL H. MORRISSEAU, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)

FISH, CA. 1968

acrylic on paper
signed in syllabics
15 ins x 22 ins; 38.1 cms x 55.9 cms

Estimate $2,000-$3,000

Realised: $3,000
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

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NORVAL H. MORRISSEAU, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)
  • NORVAL H. MORRISSEAU, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)
  • NORVAL H. MORRISSEAU, Anishinaabe (Ojibwe)

Acquired directly from the Artist
Estate of Robert Lavack, North Bay, ON


Purchased directly from the artist in 1971 by Mr. Robert Lavack. Mr. Lavack was employed by the Ontario Department of Education and stationed in North Bay, ON. Lavack promoted Morrisseau's work and arranged art tours between 1970-1972. Morrisseau became great friends with Lavack and his family.

Accompanied with a signed letter from Robert Lavack in support of provenance.


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LOT 31

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
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  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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