Earth Mother
Acrylic on kraft board
56x30inches, 142.24x76.2cm
c. 1960-64
Provenance: By descent - Collection of Lind Ard, Saskatchewan; Collection of Walter Ard, Red Lake; Acquired from the artist. Reproduced p. 19, Norval Morrisseau 2012 Retrospective, Kinsman Robinson Galleries, 2012

In 1967, Norval Morrisseau was commissioned to paint a monumental mural for the Indians of Canada pavilion during Expo 67. Prior to completion, Norval Morrisseau walked off the job (which he left in Carl Ray's hands) over objections raised by government organizers to Morrisseau's portrayal of the bare-breasted Earth Mother.
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