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An image of Sherbrooke Forest number 7 by Fred Williams

Fred Williams

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

Sherbrooke Forest number 7, from the album Volume 3
Media categories
Print, Book
Materials used
aquatint, engraving, drypoint, sepia ink on Kent paper
State i of 2, ed. 5/15

15.6 x 15.8 cm platemark; 17.2 x 17.4 cm sheet

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