Albert Namatjira was the first indigenous artist to paint and exhibit professionally in Western style. He painted his country and was both prodigious and successful, producing approximately two thousand pictures and founding a school of painting that continues today.

Albert Namatjira born Elea Namatjira, was a Western Aranda-speaking Aboriginal artist from the western MacDonnell Ranges in Australia. As one of the most prominent Aboriginal artist of the time, he was a pioneer of contemporary Indigenous Australian art.

Albert NAMATJIRA, Gum tree and sandhill

River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) in Creek - West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - by Albert Namatjira

Blue Haze over James Range by Albert Namatjira

Landmark Australia trees 'torched'

Two ghost gum trees made famous by the work of Aboriginal Australian artist Albert Namatjira are found burnt in a suspected arson attack.

Albert Namatjira

Albert Namatjira

Petermann Ranges, by Elton Wirri, photo courtesy of Ngurratjuta Many Hands Art Centre

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Uluru (Ayers Rock) by Peter Taylor Tjutjatja from Alice Springs, Central Australia created a 49 x 37 cm Watercolour on Artist Board painting SOLD at the Aboriginal Art Store

by Albert Namatjira

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Albert Namatjira, Old Man Ghost Gum, Ellery Creek (near Hermannsburg) early watercolour, signed lower right x cm

Near Palm Valley, West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - Albert Namatjira 1902 - 1959 - Google Search

Near Palm Valley, West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - by Albert Namatjira

Albert Namatjira's painting of the McDonnell Ranges, 1950.

Indigenous Australian artist Albert Namatjira is arguably Australia's best known Aboriginal painter. He is known for watercolours of desert .

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