Tightrope walker, from the album Volume 1
23 Jan 1927 – 22 Apr 1982
- Media category
- Materials used
- etching, engraving, drypoint, black ink on Kent paper
- only state, ed. 7/12
- 16.4 x 9.5 cm platemark; 21.1 x 13.8 cm sheet
- Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Fred Williams.". Not dated.
- Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004
- Not on display
- Accession number
- © Estate of Fred Williams
- Artist information
Works in the collection
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
Referenced in 1 publication
James Mollison, Fred Williams etchings, Woollahra, 1968.
Other works by Fred Williams
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