Australia 1902 – 1959
not titled [Ghost Gum, Mt Sonder, MacDonnell Ranges].
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, graphite; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour over drawing in black pencil Support: paper
Namatjira often highlighted the point from which he invited the viewer to engage with the expanse before his eyes by positioning a tree in the same space. The tree both framed the view and established a spatial reference point.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra