Albert Namatjira in 1954. Indigenous Australian artist Albert Namatjira (1902–1959) is arguably Australia's best known Aboriginal painter. He is known for watercolours of desert landscapes rather than the symbolic style of traditional Aboriginal art. His paintings also depict Ghost Gums that were to be listed as heritage sites in Alice Springs, but these trees have now been burnt down.

ALBERT NAMATJIRA - Indigenous Australian artist Albert Namatjira is arguably Australia's best known Aboriginal painter. What a remarkable legacy.

River Red Gum (Eucalyptus camaldulensis) in Creek (perhaps Finke River - usually dry), West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - Albert Namatjira 1902 - 1959 - Google Search

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

Albert Namatjira 'Kwariitnama (Organ Pipes) rock formation'

Albert Namatjira, Kwariitnama, Watercolour Over Pencil on Paper - Albert Namatjira, born Elea Namatjira, was a Western Aranda-speaking Aboriginal artist from the western MacDonnell Ranges in Australia.

Albert Namatjira (1902-1959), was a Western Arrernte water colour artist.  The Hermannsburg School of Indigenous painting he initiated (after the Lutheran mission where his community grew up) remains a distinctive tradition. Albert Namatjira was granted Australian citizenship as the first aboriginal Australian in 1957, at a time when Indigenous Australians were not considered Australian citizens.

Albert Namatjira: the rich heritage of our desert earth painter by Christine Williams

Albert Namatjira Kwariitnama (Organ Pipes) c.1945-53 watercolour over pencil on paper Ngurratjuta/Pmara Ntjarra Aboriginal Corporation

Albert Namatjira, Kwariitnama, Watercolour Over Pencil on Paper - Albert Namatjira, born Elea Namatjira, was a Western Aranda-speaking Aboriginal artist from the western MacDonnell Ranges in Australia.

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