• Sale 5038

    Modern and Contemporary Australian Art

    23 September 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 23

    Albert Namatjira (1902-1959)

    Ghost gum, MacDonnell Ranges, 1953

    Price Realised  

    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.)


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    Provenance

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