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Title

Ti-tree swamp

1974


Artist

Fred Williams

Australia, England

23 Jan 1927 - 22 Apr 1982


About

Fred Williams stayed on Flinders Island in the Bass Strait for a fortnight in January 1974 and produced a number of gouaches recording his impressions of the island. Of the two strips in this gouache, the coastline is visible at the top, while the second shows the view looking inland towards the swamp.

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


Details


Date

1974


Media category

Drawing


Materials used

gouache on ivory Arches paper


Dimensions

55.9 x 77.9 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r. in image, pen and black ink "Fred Williams.". Not dated.


Credit

Ruth Komon Bequest in memory of Rudy Komon 2004


Location

Not on display


Accession number

165.2004


Artist information

Fred Williams

Works in the collection

222


Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


James Mollison, A singular vision: the art of Fred Williams, Canberra, 1989, 166-167. The gouache 'Ti-tree swamp' is related to the painting 'Ti-tree swamp, Flinders Island' 1974-75, reproduced here in colour.