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Fred Williams

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

Title
Sandstone Hill number 1, from the album Volume 3
Year
1961
Media categories
Print, Book
Materials used
aquatint, engraving, drypoint, black ink on Kent paper
Edition
State i of 2, ed. 2/20
Dimensions

10.6 x 21.2 cm platemark; 14.1 x 24.9 cm sheet

Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Fred Williams." Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004
Accession number
359.2005.15
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 ).