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An image of Burnt grass tree hillside I by Fred Williams

Fred Williams

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

Title
Burnt grass tree hillside I
Year
1980
Media category
Drawing
Materials used
gouache on Arches paper
Dimensions

57.0 x 75.4 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pen and black ink "Fred Williams.". Not dated.
Credit
Ruth Komon Bequest in memory of Rudy Komon 2004
Accession number
167.2004
Copyright
© Estate of Fred Williams
Location
Not on display
Further information

This was painted on the Fred Williams' last trip to Flinders Island, in 1980, where he stayed near Marshall Bay. He made a series of works showing new growth emerging in burnt paddock which had recently experienced a grass fire.

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

Exhibition history (1)

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