Albert (Elea) Namatjira


Published on Jul 27, 2017

Albert Namatjira Artist Biography

Albert (Elea) Namatjira’s 115th Birthday

Today is the 115th birthday of renowned Aboriginal Australian artist Albert (Elea) Namatjira. Born in 1902 near Alice Springs in the Northern Territory of Australia, he joined the Arrernte community at the age of 13 where he developed his love for the rough and wild Australian landscape.

Born: 28 July 1902, Hermannsburg, Australia
Died: 8 August 1959, Alice Springs, Australia
Artworks: Central Australian Landscape, Mt Hermannsburg,

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