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NAMATJIRA, Albert (1902 - 1959), Painter, watercolourist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
NAMATJIRA, Albert (1902 - 1959), Painter, watercolourist

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Australian, 20th century, male.

Born 1902, in Hermannsburg; died 1959, in Alice Springs.

Painter, watercolourist. Landscapes.

[not available online]Albert Namatjira was a pupil of the painter Rex Battarbee in Hermannsburg, and was supported by missionaries and anthropologists. He lived in the Western Aranda lands. In 1956 he won the Archibald Prize. Namatjira was spiritually connected to the Arrernte country, in the Aboriginal tradition of the

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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