Australia 1902 – 1959
Mount Sonder, MacDonnell Ranges
Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, graphite; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour, over drawing in black pencil Support: thick wove paper
When depicting isolated peaks such as Mount Sonder Rutjipma, Mount Connor Atila and Central Mount Wedge, which all rise as clear entities from the plains that surround them, Namatjira's interest is less on the shifting shadow and more on profile.
Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra