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Oscar Namatjira

 (1922 - 1991)
Oscar Namatjira was active/lived in Australia.  Oscar Namatjira is known for landscape paintings.

Biography  
Oscar Namatjira


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Oscar Namatjira was born in 1922.  He attended mission school before joining the Army Labour Gang in 1942.  Three years later he returned to the mission and took up painting. 

Oscar`s work was perhaps most strongly influenced by his father Albert Namatjira.  His landscapes are beautifully drafted and colored.  Early works display a delicate palette and capture subtle changes of light and shadow on the landscape.  Oscar`s best work is comparable to Albert`s for technique and beauty.  His ghost gums are also masterly executed.  Early works were signed Oscar Namatjira.


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About  Oscar Namatjira

Born:  1922
Died:   1991
Known for:  landscape paintings