John Barclay Godson

(England, Australia 1882 – 1957)

untitled (Dinghies)

Location
Not on display
Further information

John Barclay Godson arrived in Australia in 1914, having studied etching at the Royal College of Art in London under Sir Frank Short. He was a founding member of the Australian Painter-Etchers' Society, exhibiting twelve prints in their inaugural exhibition in 1921 ... Godson continued to exhibit etchings through the 1920s and 30s, mostly of architectural and landscape subjects, including a number of waterside scenes.

from Anne Ryan, 'Australian etchings and engravings 1880s–1930s from the Gallery's collection', AGNSW, Sydney 2007

Year
1911
Media
Print
Medium
drypoint, printed in black ink on cream laid paper
Dimensions
7.6 x 10.0 cm platemark; 9.5 x 13.1 cm sheet
Signature & date

Signed l.r., pencil "J.B. Godson". Dated l.l., pencil "1911.".

Credit
Purchased 1915
Accession number
5866