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Arrarnta people

Australia 1902 – 1959

Neey-too-gulpa [Ngalia tribesman] [Nguritooyalpa] c.1937 Place made: Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, graphite; paper; pastel; watercolour painting in watercolour over drawing in black pencil with highlights in pastel Support: paper

Primary Insc: Signed lower right in watercolour 'Albert Namatj'. Not dated or titled.
Tertiary Insc: Christies label lower right of frame '26'.
Dimensions: image 37.0 h x 47.5 w cm sheet 39.0 h x 49.5 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.943
  • Royal Art Society Gallery, Adelaide, 1939.
  • Roy Edwards, Alice Springs.
  • Darryl Sams, Brisbane.
  • Private collection, Brisbane.
  • Purchased by the National Gallery of Australia, from Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers, Melbourne, December, 2005;
  • From the auction, 'Australian, International and contemporary paintings (sale 1064)', Melbourne: Christie's, 22 November 2005, lot 26.