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An image of Sea haze, Vinegar Hill by Fred Williams
Alternate image of Sea haze, Vinegar Hill by Fred Williams

Fred Williams

(Australia, England 23 Jan 1927 – 22 Apr 1982)

Sea haze, Vinegar Hill
Media category
Materials used
gouache on ivory Arches paper

56.0 x 77.6 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed in image l.r., pen and black ink "Fred Williams." Not dated.
Ruth Komon Bequest in memory of Rudy Komon 2004
Accession number
© Estate of Fred Williams
Not on display
Further information

This gouache was painted on Williams' first trip to Flinders Island. He was particularly interested in the relationship of the sea to the shore, the atmospheric effects of which he sought to depict here. The view is from the south east coast of the island looking towards the Potboil Shoals.

© Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2005

Bibliography (1)

Patrick McCaughey, Fred Williams 1927-1982, Kensington, 1980, 254-258. General reference to Flinders Island series.

Exhibition history (1)

Australian Collection Focus: Fred Williams gouaches, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Mar 2005–01 May 2005