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Norman Ratara

Norman Ratara

Norman Ratara

Born: c. 1935

Deceased: 1999

Language Group: Western Arrernte (Aranda)

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

Medium: Watercolour on Board

Subjects: Landscape - Hermannsburg School, Untitled Landscape

Norman grew up in the Hermannsburg area, West of Alice Springs. He was born to parents Kristoff and Monica and is full brother to watercolour artist Noel Raggett. Ratara was the oft used surname but Raggett was sometimes used alternatively. Neither brother was a prolific artist.
References
Hardy, J., Megaw, JVS. & Megaw, MR.
(1992) The Heritage of Namatjira - The Watercolourists of Central Australia, William Heinemann, Australia
Castleman, Dr Beverley
(2023) The Hermannsburg School of Modern Art, "https://thehermannsburgschool.org/norman-ratara/"