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Frederick Goodall (1822-1904), Painter

Sitter in 12 portraits
Artist associated with 3 portraits
Goodall was born in London, the second son of steel line engraver Edward Goodall (1795-1870). His first commission, for Isambard Brunel, was six watercolour paintings of the Rotherhithe Tunnel. Four of these were exhibited at the Royal Academy when Frederick was sixteen. He went on to exhibit work at the Royal Academy twenty-seven times between 1838 and 1859, and was elected associate of the Royal Academy in 1852. Goodall's work received high praise and acclaim from critics and artists alike and he earned a fortune from his paintings. His brother, Edward Angelo Goodall (1819-1908) was also a talented artist.

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Sir Henry Havelock, Bt

by Frederick Goodall
pencil and wash, circa 1857
NPG 4835


Horatio Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener of Khartoum

by Sir Hubert von Herkomer, and Frederick Goodall
oil on canvas, 1890
On display in Room 23 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1782