Albert Namatjira

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.)
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