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Francis Goodman (1913-1989), Photographer

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 1241 portraits
Born Francis Julian Gutmann in London but brought up in Germany, Gutmann returned with his German-Jewish family to England in 1931 aged eighteen, where he worked as an apprentice with advertising photographer Shaw Wildman. Gutmann also printed for Cecil Beaton and worked with Peter Rose-Pulham, later taking over Rose-Pulham's studio in Berkeley Square. His portraits appeared in the British edition of Harper's Bazaar and The Sketch. From 1940, he changed his name to Goodman, and during the 1940s and 1950s his images appeared in Tatler and Bystander.

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x195593

'Harper's Bazaar - Schiaparelli' (Unidentified model)

by Francis Goodman
half-plate film negative, early 1930s
NPG x195593

x68804

Barbara Bentley (née Hastings)

by Francis Goodman
half-plate film copy negative, 1932
NPG x68804

Ax39590

Anna May Wong

by Francis Goodman
bromide print, 1933
NPG Ax39590

x68801

Cecil Beaton

by Francis Goodman
film copy negative, 1933
NPG x68801

x137250

Katja Krassin

by Francis Goodman
photo mechanical reproduction, 1933
NPG x137250

x68812

Anna May Wong

by Francis Goodman
half-plate film copy negative, 1933
NPG x68812

x68811

Anna May Wong

by Francis Goodman
5 x 4 inch film negative, 1933
NPG x68811

x68806

Florence Lambert (née Kaye, later Hole)

by Francis Goodman
half-plate film copy negative, 1934
NPG x68806

x68807

Gertrude Lawrence

by Francis Goodman
5 x 4 inch film negative, 1934
NPG x68807

x68808

Lady (Mary) Elizabeth Oldfield (née Murray)

by Francis Goodman
half-plate film negative, 1935
NPG x68808

x137228

Unidentified fashion model

by Francis Goodman
vintage bromide print, circa 1935
NPG x137228

x137227

Unidentified fashion model

by Francis Goodman
vintage bromide print, circa 1936-1937
NPG x137227

x137226

Unidentified fashion model

by Francis Goodman
vintage bromide print, circa 1936-1937
NPG x137226

x12737

Glyn Philpot

by Francis Goodman
vintage bromide print, 1937
NPG x12737

x12738

Glyn Philpot

by Francis Goodman
vintage bromide print, 1937
NPG x12738

x195053

Zika Ascher; Lida Ascher

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1940s
NPG x195053

x195054

Lida Ascher

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1940s
NPG x195054

x195116

Zika Ascher; Lida Ascher

by Francis Goodman
contact sheet of twelve 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 1940s
NPG x195116

x195117

Zika Ascher; Lida Ascher

by Francis Goodman
contact sheet of twelve 2 1/4 inch square film negatives, 1940s
NPG x195117

Ax39612

Terence Rattigan

by Francis Goodman
bromide contact print, mid-late 1940s
NPG Ax39612