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

  • England 1951-56

not titled [Study for 'Beachscape, Erith Island']. c.1974 Place made: Erith Island, Bass Strait, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in gouache with sand applied to surface Support: heavy wove paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black ink, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso upper right in black pencil, '2 [circled] 3 [circled]'. Inscribed verso lower left upside down in black pencil, '19 '.
Dimensions: image, overall 55.4 h x 78.0 w cm image A 10.4 h x 78.0 w cm image B 14.6 h x 78.0 w cm image C 9.6 h x 78.0 w cm image D 18.4 h x 78.0 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 55.4 h x 78.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.2989.96
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.