Fred Williams

(Australia, England 23 Jan 1927 – 22 Apr 1982)

Feeding the pigeon, from the album Volume 2

Location
Not on display
Further information

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

Year
1955-1956
Media
Print, Book
Medium
etching, aquatint, rough bite, engraving, drypoint, black ink on Kent paper
Dimensions
11.0 x 13.3 cm platemark; 15.8 x 17.4 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "Fred Williams". Not dated.
Credit
Gift of Gwen Frolich 2004
Accession number
358.2005.18
Copyright
© Estate of Fred Williams