Fred WILLIAMS, Chelsea Palace Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1951-56

Chelsea Palace (1955-56) Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one plate Support: white wove Whatman paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark.
Edition State: 1st state of 3, before plate is cut
Edition: edition of 22; plus 1 proof on Whatman paper

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in blue ballpoint pen, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. not titled.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso upper left in black pencil, '49 Opera Box No1 / 13 Chelsea Place - 2nd state not catalogued / refer / B-13 / RK NFS'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'JM 13 i/iii'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 20.0 w cm sheet 20.6 h x 23.9 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1975
Accession No: NGA 75.284
Image rights: © Estate of Fred Williams
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, 1975.