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Title

Sherbrooke Forest number 1 , from the album Volume 3

1961

Artist

Fred Williams

Australia, England

23 Jan 1927 - 22 Apr 1982

  • Details

    Date
    1961
    Media categories
    Print , Book
    Materials used
    drypoint, engraving, aquatint, burnishing, counterproof, brown ink on Kent paper
    Edition
    State xxiii of 23, ed. 27/35
    Dimensions
    19.4 x 14.5 cm platemark; 23.2 x 18.1 cm sheet
    Signature & date

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

    Credit
    Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    359.2005.32
    Copyright
    © Estate of Fred Williams

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    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

    Referenced in 2 publications

    • James Mollison, Fred Williams etchings, Woollahra, 1968.

    • Anne Ryan, Look, 'Fred Williams: First showing of his etchings given by Gwen Frolich', pg. 15, Sydney, May 2006, 15 (colour illus., State iii of 4 edition 31/35 ).

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