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 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.

Sir William Dargie (Australia 1912 – 2003) painted this portrait of Albert Namatjira, Australia's best known Aboriginal painter, and won the Archibald Prize with it in 1956.|

Sir William Dargie (Australia 1912 – 2003) painted this portrait of Albert Namatjira, Australia's best known Aboriginal painter, and won the Archibald Prize with it in 1956.|

Ghost Gum in West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - Albert Namatjira 1902 - 1959 - Google Search

Ghost Gum in West Macdonnell Ranges, Central Australia, Northern Territory - Albert Namatjira 1902 - 1959 - Google Search

ALBERT NAMATJIRA Australia 1902 - 1959 FLOWERING SHRUBS. Watercolour on paper Collection: Ngurratjuta Pmara Corporation Collection Araluen Galleries Alice Springs artistsfootsteps.com Albert Namatjira, Hermmansberg NT

ALBERT NAMATJIRA Australia 1902 - 1959 FLOWERING SHRUBS. Watercolour on paper Collection: Ngurratjuta Pmara Corporation Collection Araluen Galleries Alice Springs artistsfootsteps.com Albert Namatjira, Hermmansberg NT

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