(Australia, England 23 Jan 1927 – 22 Apr 1982)
56.0 x 77.6 cm sheet
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
Patrick McCaughey, Fred Williams 1927-1982, Kensington, 1980, 254-258. General reference to Flinders Island series.
Australian Collection Focus: Fred Williams gouaches, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 09 Mar 2005–01 May 2005