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Fred Williams

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

Title
Pond in Sherbrooke Forest, from the album Volume 3
Year
1959-1960
Media categories
Print, Book
Materials used
aquatint, etching, engraving, drypoint, rough bite, black ink on Kent paper
Edition
State iv of 5, ed. 2/10
Dimensions

14.9 x 15.2 cm platemark; 18.4 x 18.8 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Fred Williams.". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004
Accession number
359.2005.14
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)

James Mollison, Fred Williams etchings, Woollahra, 1968.

Anne Ryan, Look, 'Fred Williams: First showing of his etchings given by Gwen Frolich', pg. 15, Newtown, May 2006, 15 (colour illus., State iii of 4 edition 31/35 ).