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Title

Piccadilly Circus under reconstruction


Artist

John Goodchild

England, Australia

1898 - 1980


About

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).


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

481


Artist information

John Goodchild

Works in the collection

14


Referenced in 1 publication

Bibliography


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