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Title

Performer in a top hat, from the album Volume 1


Artist

Fred Williams

Australia, England

23 Jan 1927 - 22 Apr 1982


About

Fred Williams was a major painter and draughtsman of the Australian landscape, and the most significant and influential Australian printmaker of the latter half of last century. His work has been the subject of a number of important exhibitions and publications in the past few years; most recently, his prints were shown in a solo exhibition at the British Museum in 2003.

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


Details


Date

1955-1956


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, foul bite, black ink on Kent paper


Edition

State ii of 2, ed. 5/5


Dimensions

15.5 x 12.1 cm platemark; 18.4 x 14.7 cm sheet


Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "Fred Williams.". Not dated.


Credit

Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004


Location

Not on display


Accession number

357.2005.26


Artist information

Fred Williams

Works in the collection

222


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


James Mollison, Fred Williams etchings, Woollahra, 1968.