Fred WILLIAMS, Forest Enlarge 1 /1


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

  • England 1951-56

Forest 1958 Place made: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Materials & Technique: prints, ink; paper etching, aquatint, engraaving, printed in black ink, from one copper plate; touced with pencil Support: white wove Kent paper
Manufacturer's Mark: watermark: 'F' [fragment]
Edition State: 1st state of 4
Impression: proof F
Edition: edition of 9; plus 6 proofs inscribed A-F

Primary Insc: signed lower right below plate-mark in black pencil, 'Fred Williams'. not dated. inscribed lower left below plate-mark in black pencil, 'F 1st State'.
Tertiary Insc: Inscribed lower left in black pencil, '43 (45 crossed out)', 'My set recorded plate 45' [JM].
Dimensions: plate-mark 20.0 h x 14.5 w cm sheet 24.0 h x 18.2 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased from Gallery admission charges 1987
Accession No: NGA 87.1861
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.