Albert Namatjira

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Namatjira, Albert


Born July 28, 1902, in Hermannsburg, Northern Territory; died Aug. 8, 1959, in Alice Springs. Australian painter.

Namatjira, an aborigine, was the greatest representative of the school of realistic watercolor landscape that originated in the Aranda tribe. He created colorful, majestic scenes of his native land.


Joyce, B. Namatzhira. Moscow, 1973. (Translated from English.)