Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1927
Hawthorn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 1982
An actor on stage.
London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique:
prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and engraving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; additions in ink Support: cream wove cartridge paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 1st state of 4
Impression: proof B
Edition: 1st state, 1 proof on cartridge paper inscribed B 1st state, dated 56
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Fred Williams 56'.
inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'B 1st state'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed verso centre in black pencil, 'J BROWN 5165A / CUP FRAMING / off white.
inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '6 1/2 TOP/ 22 I op II'.
inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'JM 24 i/iv'.
plate-mark 12.4 h x 12.6 w cm sheet 13.2 h x 13.3 w cm
: Gift of Joseph Brown 1976 Accession No
: NGA 76.478 Image rights
: © Estate of Fred Williams
- Gift to Ian Armstrong (1923-2005), from the artist, Melbourne 1950s.
- Gift to the Australian National Gallery, from Joseph Brown, Melbourne, August 1976.