Sacred Otters with Children
1990, 60" x 96", acrylic on canvas
In the early 1990s Norval had me fly out to the West Coast with six Otter pelts for him. He planned to make a ceremonial coat adorned with sea shells. To keep the pelts safe I brought them on the plane with me.... Its amazing how attractive Otter pelts are to flight attendants!Ritchie
In stark contrast to this elegant authentic painting look at this example of a forged Norval Morrisseau Otter painting recently sold through Waddingtons auctioneers for three times its estimate because it fooled people. Learn more about the artist who painted the Waddingtons forgery.