Fred WILLIAMS, not titled [Chicken embryos]. Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1951-56

not titled [Chicken embryos]. [Embryo eggs] (1980) Place made: Flinders Island, Bass Strait, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: drawings, watercolours, painting in gouache Support: wove Arches paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: upper left, 'Arches/ FRANCE', lower right, 'Arches/ FRANCE'. cont remarks

Primary Insc: signed lower right in black ink, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. not titled.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, 'CHICKEN EMBRYOS/ STILL LIFE SERIES./Jan 1980'.
Dimensions: image, overall 34.8 h x 75.8 w cm image A 21.0 h x 75.8 w cm image B 12.7 h x 75.8 w cm sheet (deckle-edged) 57.4 h x 75.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1983
Accession No: NGA 83.2989.147
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.