John Barclay Godson
1882 - 1957
John Barclay Godson arrived in Australia in 1914, having studied etching at the Royal College of Art in London under Sir Frank Short. He was a founding member of the Australian Painter-Etchers' Society, exhibiting twelve prints in their inaugural exhibition in 1921 ... Godson continued to exhibit etchings through the 1920s and 30s, mostly of architectural and landscape subjects, including a number of waterside scenes.
from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007
drypoint, printed in black ink on cream laid paper
7.6 x 10.0 cm platemark; 9.5 x 13.1 cm sheet
Signature & date
Signed l.r., pencil "J.B. Godson". Dated l.l., pencil "1911.".
Not on display