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, aquatint, drypoint and engraving with burnishing, printed in black ink, from one copper plate Support: white wove Kent paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Edition State: 2nd state of 3
Impression: proof C
Edition: edition of 14 on Kent paper; plus 6 proofs on Kent paper inscribed A-F

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. inscribed lower left 'C'
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed upper right in black pencil, '13 ii of ii' [JM]. Inscribed verso, pencil, 'JM 13A ii/ii' [JG]
Dimensions: plate-mark 15.0 h x 12.1 w cm sheet 20.6 h x 17.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1856
Image rights: © Estate of Fred Williams
  • With the artist until his death in 1982.
  • By descent to Lyn Williams, the artist's widow.
  • Purchased by the Australian National Gallery, from Lyn Williams, Melbourne, November 1987.