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, burnished aquatint, drypoint, engraving, and rough biting, 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: uninscribed proof
Edition: 2nd state, 1 proof

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'FW'. not dated.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed verso, pencil, 'JM 13 B ii/iii' [JG]
Dimensions: plate-mark 3.9 h x 3.2 w cm sheet 16.6 h x 14.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1857
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.