Maurice Namatjira

Maurice Namatjira

Maurice Namatjira

Born: 1939

Deceased: 1979

Language Group: Western Arrernte (Aranda)

Country: Ntaria (Hermannsburg), West of Alice Springs, Northern Territory

Medium: Watercolour on Board

Subjects: Landscape - Hermannsburg School, Heavitree Gap

Maurice was born at Hermannsburg the son of Albert and Rubina Namatjira. His daughter, Elaine Namatjira Inkamala, continues the family tradition of landscape painting.
Private Collections in Australia
Hermannsburg Art Gallery, NT
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
A Myriad of Dreaming: Twentieth Century Aboriginal Art, Westpac Gallery, Melbourne, VIC
Namatjira Ilakakeye, kinship, creativity and the continuing traditions of the Hermannsburg artists, Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute, Adelaide, SA
Hardy, J., Megaw, JVS. & Megaw, MR.
(1992) The Heritage of Namatjira - The Watercolourists of Central Australia, William Heinemann, Australia