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Title

An actor on stage


Artist

Fred Williams

Australia, England

23 Jan 1927 - 22 Apr 1982


About

Williams began making etchings in 1954, while a student at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. Inspired to some degree by Sickert and Daumier, his subjects during this period, were often taken from drawings made on the spot of street-life and performers in music halls.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000


Details


Date

1955-1956


Media category

Print


Materials used

etching, aquatint, engraving, printed in black ink on Kent paper


Edition

10/11


Dimensions

12.4 x 12.4 cm platemark; 16.8 x 16.4 cm sheet


Signature & date

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


Credit

Purchased 1967


Location

Not on display


Accession number

DA11.1967


Artist information

Fred Williams

Works in the collection

222


Shown in 3 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


Hendrik Kolenberg and Anne Ryan, Fred Williams: from music hall to landscape, drawings and prints, Sydney, 2001, 64 (illus.). cat.no. 22