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Francis Goodman (1913-1989), Photographer

Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 1243 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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x24433

Francis Goodman

by Winifred Casson
bromide print, circa 1935
NPG x24433

x75916

Francis Goodman

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 25-31 August 1947
NPG x75916

x131106

Francis Goodman with Chui

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, June 1961
NPG x131106

x131107

Francis Goodman with Chui

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, June 1961
NPG x131107

x137367

Francis Goodman

by Robin Cracknell
toned gelatin silver print, Spring 1989
NPG x137367

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