Norval Morrisseau, 1932-2007
5.75 X7.5 inches
19.5 X 21.5 inches with frame
signed in Cree syllabics on the front
Excellent condition. Nicely framed.
Includes a 2019 certificate of authenticity and appraisal.
Norval Morrisseau, also known as Copper Thunderbird, was an Indigenous Canadian artistfrom the Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek First Nation. Known as the "Picasso of the North", Morrisseau created works depicting the legends of his people, the cultural and political tensions between native Canadian and European traditions, his existential struggles, and his deep spiritualityand mysticism His style is characterized by thick black outlines and bright colors. He founded the Woodlands School of Canadian art and was a prominent member of the "Indian Group Of Seven".