An image of An actor on stage

Fred Williams

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

An actor on stage

Location
20th & 21st c Australian art
Further information

Williams began making etchings in 1954, while a student at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in London. Inspired to some degree by Sickert and Daumier, his subjects during this period, were often taken from drawings made on the spot of street-life and performers in music halls.

Australian Art Department, AGNSW, 2000

Year
1955-1956
Media
Print
Medium
etching, aquatint, engraving, printed in black ink on Kent paper
Dimensions
12.4 x 12.4 cm platemark; 16.8 x 16.4 cm sheet
Signature & date

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

Credit
Purchased 1967
Accession number
DA11.1967
Copyright
© Estate of Fred Williams