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Sea haze, Vinegar Hill



Fred Williams

Australia, England

23 Jan 1927 – 22 Apr 1982

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  • Details

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    Materials used
    gouache on ivory Arches paper
    56.0 x 77.6 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Signed in image l.r., pen and black ink "Fred Williams." Not dated.

    Ruth Komon Bequest in memory of Rudy Komon 2004
    Not on display
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    © Estate of Fred Williams

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    Fred Williams

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  • About

    This gouache was painted on Williams' first trip to Flinders Island. He was particularly interested in the relationship of the sea to the shore, the atmospheric effects of which he sought to depict here. The view is from the south east coast of the island looking towards the Potboil Shoals.

    © Australian Art Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales, 2005

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 1 exhibition

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

    • Patrick McCaughey, Fred Williams 1927-1982, Kensington, 1980, 254-258. General reference to Flinders Island series.

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