John Goodchild was born in London and returned from Australia to study at the Central School of Arts and Crafts in 1921, also teaching in London during his second visit there 1928–29. The artist is better-known as an etcher and watercolourist in his native city of Adelaide – on the subject of which he produced three books of drawings: 'Adelaide in pen and ink' (1921), 'Drawings of Adelaide' (1924) and 'In and about Adelaide' (1933).
etching, printed in black ink on off-white wove paper
24.7 x 29.5 cm platemark; 29.0 x 34.7 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "John B Goodchild". Not dated.
Not on display
© Estate of John Goodchild
Referenced in 1 publication
Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 625 [Gallery No. 5], titled 'Piccadilly Circus'