Fred WILLIAMS, Houses and trees Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1951-56

Houses and trees 1954-55 Place made: London, Greater London, England
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint and foul biting, printed in black ink with plate-tone, from one zinc plate Support: Whatman paper
Edition State: 1st and only state
Impression: proof A
Edition: no edition printed; only impression

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. not titled. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'A'.
Secondary Insc: no inscriptions.
Tertiary Insc: inscribed lower centre in black pencil, 'HOUSES TREES FIG 38'. inscribed verso lower right in black pencil, '90A'. inscribed verso lower centre in black pencil, '6 TOP'. inscribed verso lower left in black pencil, 'JM 62 i/i'.
Dimensions: plate-mark 10.0 h x 14.8 w cm sheet 15.8 h x 14.8 w cm
Acknowledgement: Gift of Joseph Brown 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.479
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.