Landscape triptych number 1, from the album Volume 3
23 Jan 1927 - 22 Apr 1982
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
sugarlift aquatint, engraving, drypoint, black ink on Kent paper
State iv of 4, ed. 14/65
12.6 x 27.7 cm platemark overall; 18.6 x 33.8 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Fred Williams.". Not dated.
Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004
Not on display
© Estate of Fred Williams
Referenced in 3 publications
Deborah Hart, Fred Williams: infinite horizons, 'Resurrecting the gum tree', pg. 44-59, Canberra, 2011, 56.
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 ).
James Mollison, Fred Williams etchings, Woollahra, 1968.