Francis Goodman (1913-1989), Photographer
Sitter in 5 portraits
Artist of 1233 portraits
Born Francis Julian Gutmann in London but brought up in Germany, Gutmann returned with his GermanJewish 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 RosePulhams studio in Berekely Square. His portraits appeared in the British edition of Harpers 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.
by Francis Goodman
half-plate film negative, early 1930s