Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1927 – Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1982

  • England 1951-56

not titled [Tropical landscape]. (1973) Place made: Bedarra Island, Queensland, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in gouache and synthetic polymer paint Support: thick wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper left corner, 'Arches/ FRANCE'. lower right corner, 'Arches/ FRANCE'.

Primary Insc: signed lower right of image B in pen and black ink, 'Fred Williams.'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, ' 'Tropical Landscape' / BOLOGWA ART FIERA / CAT REPRODUCTION/ BEDARRA, IS., QUEENSLAND/ MANGROVES 1973'. Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '4'[circled].
Dimensions: image, overall 40.2 h x 77.0 w cm image A 19.8 h x 77.0 w cm image B 18.6 h x 77.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 55.2 h x 77.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.2989.93
Image rights: © Estate of Fred Williams
  • With the artist until his death in 1982.
  • By descent to Lyn Williams, the artists widow.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Lyn Williams, Melbourne, August 1983.