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Lot 45
  • 45

Norval Morrisseau 1931 - 2007

Estimate
15,000 - 20,000 CAD
Sold
42,000 CAD
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Description

  • Norval Morrisseau
  • Sacred Snake of Good & Evil
  • signed in syllabics lower right; dated 1962 on a label on the reverse
  • oil and ink on paper

Provenance

The Pollock Gallery, Toronto

Alison Hymas, Toronto

Private Collection, Vancouver

Literature

Jack Pollock and Lister Sinclair, The Art of Norval Morrisseau, Toronto, 1979, p. 73, cited and reproduced in colour

Catalogue Note

This early work depicts Good and Evil battling for supremacy, with the sacred life symbol caught in between.

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