CK09 Watercolour by Wentan Rubuntja
Item # .CK09
Description .Small Watercolour by Wentan Rubuntja (1923-2005) in his distinctive style. His paintings are to be found in Australia’s Parliament House, Canberra and many other public and private collection. In 1934 a Western Arrernte Aboriginal man by the name of Albert Namatjira inspired a school of artists which became known as the ‘Hermannsburg School’ with his paintings of his tribal lands. This was a major change in direction for Aboriginal Art which previously focused on symbols etc. The movement is characterised by watercolours of western-style landscapes that depict the striking colours of the Australian outback .
Size .25cm * 17cm (10″ * 7″)