Joyner’s Canadian Art Auction

May 25, 2012

LOT 170

Lot 170


Lot 170 Details


acrylic on paper
signed, water damage present along the lower edge, areas of paper buckling present in multiple regions, pinholes present in areas along the edges and the corners of the artwork, a small area of paper loss in the upper right corner, sold “as is” and not subject to return
46 ins x 58 ins; 115 cms x 145 cms

Estimate $8,000-$10,000

Realised: $12,980
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report


Acquired directly from the artist (circa 1960s).
Private Collection, Ontario.


This work was acquired directly from Morrisseau by the original owner through trade for transportation of the artist by boat in the Red Lake area during the 1960s.


For condition information please contact the specialist.

LOT 170

About Condition Ratings

  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 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.)

Note: Condition ratings and condition details are the subjective opinions of our specialists and should be used as a guide only. Waddington’s uses due care when preparing condition details, however, our staff are not professional restorers or conservators. Condition details and reports are not warranties and each lot is sold “as is” in accordance with the buyer’s terms and conditions of sale. In all cases the prospective purchaser is responsible for inspecting the property themselves prior to placing a bid.