Fred WILLIAMS, not titled [Fairy penguins]. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1951-56

not titled [Fairy penguins]. c.1974 Place made: Erith Island, Bass Strait, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in gouache Support: wove paper

Primary Insc: signed upper right in black ink, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. not titled.
Dimensions: image, overall 57.0 h x 75.8 w cm image A 57.0 h x 38.7 w cm image B 57.0 h x 34.6 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 57.0 h x 75.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.2989.106
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.