Luso Canadian Charitable Society – 2020 Luso Holiday Auction
Auction Ends: Dec 8, 2020 09:00 PM EST

Art

"The Virgin Mary" Framed Print from 1966 Original Art by Norval Morrisseau

Item Number
100
Estimated Value
$225 CAD
Sold
$150 CAD to cf4ee7dbc
Number of Bids
6  -  Bid History

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Item Description

'Own this stunning framed print of Norval Morrisseau's "The Virgin Mary" art, 8/995, measuring 22.5?W X 24.5?H.

Norval Morrisseau (March 14, 1932 ? December 4, 2007), also known as Copper Thunderbird, was an Indigenous Canadian artist from 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 spirituality and 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?.

The proceeds of this sale will directly benefit the Luso Canadian Charitable Society.

Successful bidders can pick the item up from our centre in Mississauga or shipping can be arranged at an additional cost.

Generously donated by Universal Picture Framing & Sports Memorablia Inc.