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FRED WILLIAMS
1927-1982

Trees and Rocks II 1963

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© Estate of Fred Williams/Copyright Agency, 2021

FRED WILLIAMS

1927-1982
Trees and Rocks II 1963

oil and tempera on composition board
signed and dated 'Fred Williams 63' lower left
105.5 x 81.2 cm
frame: original, Fred Williams, Melbourne

Provenance

Fred Williams, Melbourne
Georges Gallery, Melbourne (label verso)
Alan H. Boxer, Melbourne, acquired from the above in April 1964 for 200 gns
Sotheby's Australia (now trading as Smith & Singer)
Private Collection, Melbourne, acquired from the above

Exhibited

Fred Williams, Georges Gallery, Melbourne, 1-14 April 1964, no. 12, 'Trees and Rocks', 200 gns
Fred Williams, Rudy Komon Art Gallery, Sydney, 13-30 May 1964, no. 10
Panorama of Australian Painting 1818-1968, Studley House, Melbourne, 20-23 April 1968, no. 151, 'Trees and Rocks'
The Boxer Collection, University Art Gallery, University of Melbourne, 1-30 August 1974, no. 30
The Boxer Collection: Modernism, Murrumbeena and Angry Penguins, Nolan Gallery, Australian Capital Territory, 1981, no. 21, illustrated
Crossing Cultures: Art from the Boxer Collection, Drill Hall Gallery, Australian National University, Canberra, 4 May - 18 June 2000, no. 58, illustrated

Literature

David Chalker and Peter Herbst, The Boxer Collection: Modernism, Murrumbeena and Angry Penguins, Nolan Gallery, Australian Capital Territory, 1981, pp. 3, 14 (illustrated), 15
Morris Low and Nancy Sever, Crossing Cultures: Art from the Boxer Collection, Australian National University, Canberra, 2000, pp. 12 (illustrated), 13, 43

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