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Francis Goodman

(1913-1989), Photographer

Sitter in 6 portraits
Artist of 1390 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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Francis Goodman, by Winifred Casson - NPG x24433

Francis Goodman

by Winifred Casson
bromide print, circa 1935
NPG x24433

Francis Goodman, by Unknown photographer - NPG x195651

Francis Goodman

by Unknown photographer
strip of three 35mm film negatives, 1940-1944
NPG x195651

Francis Goodman, by Francis Goodman - NPG x75916

Francis Goodman

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

Francis Goodman with Chui, by Francis Goodman - NPG x131106

Francis Goodman with Chui

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

Francis Goodman with Chui, by Francis Goodman - NPG x131107

Francis Goodman with Chui

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

Francis Goodman, by Robin Cracknell - NPG x137367

Francis Goodman

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


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