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John Goodchild

(England, Australia 1898 – 1980)

Title
Piccadilly Circus under reconstruction
Year
1927
Media category
Print
Materials used
etching, printed in black ink on off-white wove paper
Edition
13/50
Dimensions

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.
Credit
Purchased 1928
Accession number
481
Location
Not on display
Further information

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).

Bibliography (1)

Lionel Lindsay, 150 years of Australian art, Sydney, 1938. cat.no. 625 [Gallery No. 5], titled 'Piccadilly Circus'