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Title

Woomera (Untitled Landscape)

(circa 1944)


Artist

Albert Namatjira

Australia

28 Jul 1902 - 08 Aug 1959

Language group

Western Arrernte, Central Desert region


Details


Place where the work was made

Hermannsburg Northern Territory Australia


Date

(circa 1944)


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

watercolour on wood, spinifex resin, sinew


Dimensions

64.7 x 30.0 cm (irreg.)


Signature & date

Signed l.l. verso, ink "ALBERT NAMATJIRA". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1997


Location

Not on display


Accession number

5.1997


Artist information

Albert Namatjira

Artist profile

Works in the collection

5


Place

Where the work was made
Hermannsburg

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hetti Perkins and Ken Watson, A material thing - objects from the collection, Sydney, 1999.