Australia 1902 – 1959
not titled [Haasts Bluff]
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, graphite; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour over drawing in black pencil Support: thick wove paper
The iconic image of a discrete peak or monolith rising from the surrounding plain, visible from a vast distance, held a particular attraction for Namatjira. Mount Sonder Rutjipma and Haasts Bluff Ulumpawarru are examples.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra