Albert Namatjira (1902-1959)

Ghost gum, MacDonnell Ranges, 1953

Lot 23 / Sale 5038
ghost gum, macdonnell ranges, 1953

Price Realized £15,000
($23,490)
Sales totals are hammer price plus buyer’s premium and do not reflect costs, financing fees or application of buyer’s or seller’s credits.

Estimate
  • £7,000 - £10,000
  • ($10,983 - $15,690)

Sale Information Sale 5038
Modern and Contemporary Australian Art
23 September 2010
London, South Kensington

Lot Description Albert Namatjira (1902-1959)
Ghost gum, MacDonnell Ranges, 1953
signed 'ALBERT NAMATJIRA' (lower right), with inscription 'Mt Sonder, MacDonnell Range 2nd highest mountain in MacDonnells view from near Hermannsburg', with Aranda Art Group stamp, 'District Superintendent Native Affairs Branch Alice Springs' stamp dated 10 February 1953, and original purchase order label on the reverse
pencil and watercolour on paper
11 3/8 x 15¾in. (29 x 40cm.)

Provenance with Rex Battarbee, Aranda Art Group, Alice Springs; from whom purchased by Mr Connor, 12 March 1953.

Department Information Australian Art

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