Gertie Huddelston (ca. 1933-)
My Country, 2003
Synthetic polymer paint on canvas
19 3/4 by 43 1/4in (50 by 110cm)
Painted in Roper River area, Ngukurr Community, Northern Territory, Australia
Japingka Gallery, Fremantle, Western Australia
American Private Collection
This painting is sold with a Certificate of Authenticity
The artist comes from Roper River area in Southeast Arnhemland, Northern Territory. Gertie Huddelston's painting is recognized by lush landscapes incorporating a diverse mixture of bush flowers, plant life and vegetables. Her work is influenced by links to the land and the various layers in the landscape of the Roper River area. The landscape in this painting is expressed by the use of vivid greens, reds and whites.
Gertie Huddelston has exhibited in solo and group shows in Australia and the U.K. and is represented in major private collections.