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An image of "The Boy Friend" by Fred Williams

Fred Williams

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

Title
"The Boy Friend", from the album Volume 1
Year
1955-1956
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, aquatint, engraving, drypoint, black ink on Kent paper
Edition
State ii of 2, ed. 9/18
Dimensions

20.1 x 16.1 cm platemark; 22.1 x 17.7 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Fred Williams.". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004
Accession number
357.2005.51
Copyright
© Estate of Fred Williams
Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Bibliography (2)

Deborah Hart, Fred Williams: infinite horizons, 'The stage is set', pg. 30-43, Canberra, 2011, 37 (illus.). NOTE: This is not the AGNSW impression.

James Mollison, Fred Williams etchings, Woollahra, 1968.