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Gabriella WALLACE

Eastern Arrernte people

Australia born 1945

Eastern Arrernte people

Eastern Arrernte people

Ltyentye Purte [Ltyentye Turte (Central Australian Landscape All Around)] 1990 Description: (Central Australian landscape painted on oval box)
Place made: Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, synthetic polymer paint and varnish on wooden container

Dimensions: 20.5 h x 15.5 w x 7.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1993
Accession No: NGA 93.162.A-B

Namatjira's influence spread beyond Hermannsburg. Eastern Arrernte artists such as Gabriella Wallace, and Kathleen Wallace and Therese Ryder have become extremely accomplished painters. They have continued Namatjira's practice of depicting scenes on artefacts and objects as well as on paper.


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