Fred WILLIAMS, Landscape with a steep road Enlarge 1 /1

Fred WILLIAMS

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

  • England 1951-56

Landscape with a steep road 1957-58
Collection Title: Mittagong series
Place made: Exhibition Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: paintings, oil on composition board

Primary Insc: signed, l.l., black oil "Fred Williams". not dated
Dimensions: sight comp 110.3 h x 90.9 w cm Frame 112.7 h x 93.4 w x 4.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra Purchased 1979
Accession No: NGA 79.1268
Image rights: © Estate of Fred Williams
Provenance:
  • Exhibited 'Landscapes by Fred Williams', South Gallery, Australian Galleries, Melbourne, cat. 58, 15-24 July 1958
  • Exhibited 'Helena Rubinstein Exhibition', National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, cat. 55, August 1960
  • Exhibited 'Heroic landscape: Streeton - Williams', National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, cat. 27, 16 October - 22 November 1970 (as The steep road)
  • Exhibted 'Autumn exhibtion 1979', Joseph Brown Gallery, Melbourne, cat. 137, 5-20 April 1979 (as The steep road)
  • Purchased by National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, June 1979
  • Exhibited 'Fred Williams: painter/etcher', Melville Hall, Australian National Univeristy, Canberra, cat. 38a, 7 July - 10 September 1981 (as The steep road)
  • Exhibited 'Fred Williams: a retrospecitve', National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, cat. 18, 7 November 1987 - 31 January 1988