Francis Goodman(1913-1989), Photographer
Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist of 1400 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.
by Francis Goodman
half-plate film negative, 1935