Enos NAMATJIRA, Hill and mountain Enlarge 1 /1


Arrarnta people

Australia 1920 – 1966

Hill and mountain c.1955 Description: (#2)
Place made: Hermannsburg, Northern Territory, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, graphite; paper; watercolour painting in watercolour over drawing in black pencil Support: paper

Dimensions: image 24.8 h x 34.2 w cm sheet 28.2 h x 37.6 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Thomas William and Pamela Joyce (Joy) Falconer, Canberra 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.318
Image rights: © the estate of the artist licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd

The intangible heritage of Namatjira-his creative legacy, and his commitment to country-continues in Central Australia through his grandchildren and the descendants of the other Western Aranda artists whom he inspired.

Text © National Gallery of Australia, Canberra