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Frederick Goodall R.A.
Frederick Goodall was born on September 17th, 1822, in St. John's Wood, London, the second son of Edward Goodall, renowned steel line engraver. His mother was of Huguenot descent. He was one of six brothers and four sisters and received his education at the Wellington Road Academy, a private school where Charles Dickens had attended. Two of his brothers, Edward Angelo and Walter, became well known watercolour artists, and a sister Eliza, exhibited at the Royal Academy under her married name of Wild. John Ruskin , Clarkson Stanfield, Augustus Pugin, David Roberts and of course Turner, were among regular visitors to the Goodall house and encouraged Frederick and his brother Edward A. to take up the profession. They spent their free time sketching at the zoo in Regent's Park, the Albany Street Barracks and along the banks of the Thames. They watched the building of the tunnel at Rotherhithe and made friends with Tom Page, the engineer. A chance meeting with Isambard Brunel led to Frederick's first commission: six watercolour drawings showing the tunnel works, four of which were hung in the Royal Academy when Frederick was sixteen. His first oil of a drowned miner won a silver medal of the Society of Arts. The money he made from these paintings paid for a visit to Brittany with brother Edward A. This visit to France and a subsequent tour in Ireland inspired the romantic and rustic scenes of village life influenced by David Wilkie, which, together with stirring historical episodes like Cranmer At Traitor's Gate, were Fred's next Academy exhibits. At the age of 20, he sold one for 100 guineas, and between 1838 and 1859 he exhibited 27 times. He readily found patrons and purchasers and in 1852 was elected ARA. Goodall's opportunity to widen his horizon came in 1858 when he was invited to accompany a group of friends to Egypt. It was to be the turning point in his career and except for some portraits and a few English landscapes, his pictures , over 170 canvases in 46 years, shown in the Royal Academy alone, had Egypt as their setting. It was fortunate for Goodall that few people shared Ruskin's view of the growing cult of the East, which he expressed about this time. Holman Hunt, Edward Lear and J.F. Lewis were among the artists who had taken up residence in Cairo.
In the autumn of 1858, Goodall rented an old house in the Coptic quarter with Carl Haag, who had been drawing master to Queen Victoria. Each morning they rode out into the surrounding countryside, sketching wherever they went. They crossed the desert to Suez, sleeping in huts that had sheltered British troops in the Crimea and then served as stations on the overland pilgrim route to Mecca. They camped for weeks with Bedouin tribesmen and narrowly escaped stoning while trying to paint portraits in the busy markets. Goodall describes in his reminiscences the fascination of the colourful seething crowds in the bazaar, the jostling camels in the narrow streets overhung with quaint carved balconies, the stillness of the mosques, the Sphinx by moonlight, the sail of a felucca on the Nile, the vast mystery of the desert. The two friends were very hospitable. They entertained eminent travelers and visiting artists and the household became renowned for its plum pudding made from a special family recipe. At the end of his seven month stay in Egypt, he packed 130 oil sketches with sheets of buttered paper to separate them and prevent them from sticking along with many watercolour sketches and countless pencil drawings, and shipped them back to London. Carl Haag left Egypt for Jerusalem and other places in the region to continue his painting. A month later, Goodall returned to London to begin work on large canvases inspired by these sketches. Goodall would paint many large oil paintings over the next decade with his first Orientalist work being Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur in 1860 which was exhibited at the Academy that year and brought much praise from critics and fellow artists including Landseer and Roberts. This picture is full of colour and movement and sold for 1000 guineas to eventually hang in the Guildhall Art Gallery in London.
By now Goodall was earning ten thousand pounds a year which was a huge sum at the time. In 1869 the Royal Academy moved to their new galleries in Burlington House and Goodall was invited to exhibit 50 of his studies completed during his 1858/59 stay in Egypt which was an Academy record. Almost immediately the entire lot was purchased by the famous art dealer Ernest Gambart for 6000 pounds. Gambart sold all fifty before the end of the exhibition with fifteen of them alone going to the Duke of Westminster.
Frederick Goodall was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy in 1852, a full member in 1863, and his brother Edward A. became a full member of the Society of Painters in Water Colours in the same year.
In 1870 Edward, Frederick and his two sons F. Trevelyan and Howard returned to Egypt and stayed in the house of Mariette-Bey, the archaeologist, near Sakkara. Frederick would travel by donkey carrying the custom built sketch box given to him by friend and fellow artist Rosa Bonheur and often joined the Bedoin briefly in their travels. He soon traveled and camped with the Bedouin for months at a time painting their simple and ancient customs and the many other facets of their life in the desert. He had grown a beard and was often seen dressed in white and wearing a red fez. They filled their sketch books and collected material for Frederick's pictures: Draperies and robes for the models, carved doors and paneling from old Cairene houses to provide backgrounds for harem scenes. Fred was meticulous - he even brought back a herd of Egyptian goats and a flock of sheep.
Some years earlier, Goodall had purchased 110 acres on the Harrow Weald from the Marquis of Abercorn. The actual purchase took place in 1856 but he was unable to build until the expiry of a lease. The ancient Grime's Dyke earthwork as it was known at that time, ran through the property. The fosse was dammed at one end to make a stretch of ornamental water in the midst of which Goodall placed the statue of Charles the 2nd from Soho Square given to him by a wealthy neighbour and patron, Mr. Thomas Blackwell (of Cross & Blackwell fame). On Fred's return from Egypt the second time, he left London and turned over his premises and studio in Camden Square to artist friend Alma Tadema. On his property at Harrow, he had built a brick and timber house fantastically gabled with immensely high chimneys and surrounded it with conifers and exotic shrubs. It was completed in 1872 and coincided with his second marriage to Alice Mary Tarry, age 22, daughter of lawyer Thomas William Tarry. The architect of their new home was Norman Shaw, who designed the studio-palaces for other successful artists such as Kate Greenaway and Luke Fildes. The name of "Grime's Dyke" did not sound fitting for the new house, so Shaw suggested that it should be called Graeme's Dyke. Here Gooodall entertained artists and society including the Prince of Wales and Charles Dickens. The Egyptian sheep lay about on piles of sand and visitors fed them with dates. While at Graeme's Dyke, Goodall painted some 30 large biblical pictures for Mr. Blackwell, who built a special gallery to hold them in his home.
Goodall now had two young children to educate and he was finding that he needed to be closer to London. Graeme's Dyke was reluctantly sold to Mr.Heriot the banker who then sold it to Mr. W. S. Gilbert ( Gilbert & Sullivan) around 1890. The house today is the beautiful Grim's Dyke Hotel, one of the finest to be found anywhere. After returning to London, it is interesting to note that Goodall purchased the home "Rosenstead" originally owned by Ernest Gambart on Avenue Road. (Rosenstead at 62 Avenue Road built in 1839 by developer W.H.Twentyman ) Gambart was now living in Nice in his newly built marble mansion.
Frederick Goodall continued painting into the 20th century. One of his last works in 1901 titled "The Snake Charmer" was sent to Marlborough House for His Royal Highness, the Prince of Wales, to inspect.
When Frederick Goodall died in 1904 there were examples of his work in many art galleries in addition to the Tate and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Unfortunately, a number of the Egyptian oil sketches shown in the Academy Exhibition of 1869 along with other works were destroyed in the last war. Although very wealthy at the height of his career, his income dwindled during his final years and by the time of his death he was bankrupt.
Frederick Goodall is buried at Highgate Cemetery in London along with family members.
This highly sought after autobiography is now available on a CD . To learn more, please click here.
Below you will find selected images and letters, Royal Academy exhibits, followed by an ongoing list of his paintings. To view some his paintings, remember to click on IMAGES in the navigation buttons at the top of the page.
Frederick's Portrait from the Illustrated London News 1863
Publicity photo circa 1869
An early publicity photo
1874 letter written to his brother Edward A. Goodall from Graemes Dyke.
Oil portrait by Nephew Thomas Edward Goodall
Pencil portrait by Walker Hodgson 1891
Cover and inside page of bankruptcy auction catalogue, November 11th, 1902
Photocopy from original sale catalogue belonging to the National Portrait Gallery, London; please email email@example.com for further details."
A self portrait by Fred Goodall found in a London antique shop in the 1950s by his nephew and art restoration specialist, Stewart S. Goodall. It is believed that this portrait was one of the many works of art that went up for auction in 1902. It has been donated to the National Portrait Gallery in London.
Letter written from his London home "Rosenstead" 62 Avenue Rd.
Donated by Mr. Don Kurtz
Photo courtesy of Robin Thomas
The artist at work
Donated by Mr. Don Kurtz
Late 20th century photo of 4 Camden Square occupied by Frederick Goodall and his family between 1850 and 1870. It was later occupied by artists Laurence Alma Tadema, James Murray and Frank Holl.
Frederick Goodall photo at his London residence. Circa 1895
Photo of Frederick Goodall in his studio featured in the April 30th 1902 edition of the Tatler.
Courtesy of Michael Stewart
"Rosenstead" Frederick Goodall's home at 62 Avenue Rd. purchased in the late 1880s from Ernest Gambart. An elevation drawing by architect George Sherrin showing a proposed addition on the left. The house was originally built in 1839 by developer W.H. Twentyman.
Frederick Goodall's home. The Art Journal, 1881
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1861 letter to Thomas Agnew, London art dealer and patron.
Florence Goodall B. 5 Nov 53 with Florrie Tarry. Florence was the daughter of Frederick and Anne Goodall. 1868.
Photo courtesy of Robin Thomas
An 1868 photo of Alice Tarry who married Frederick Goodall in 1872. Seated next to her is her brother George.
Photo courtesy of Robin Thomas
Alice Goodall, second wife of Frederick Goodall taken in 1868.
Photo courtesy of Robin Thomas
Daughter Rica Goodall 1894
Frederick Goodall's wife, Alice Goodall 1873
Mrs. Frederick Goodall 1890
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Frederick Goodall's last Royal Academy exhibit in 1902
The following is an alphabetical list of Frederick Goodall's known paintings and drawings. Many of his smaller paintings were not titled and so a descriptive name has been given instead. The date on the R.A. paintings is the year exhibited. Often, the painting was dated earlier.
50 sketches and small paintings made in Egypt 1858 & 1859 Exhibited in 1869. RA
A Distraction From Chores 1845
A Helping Hand
A street scene in Cairo One of many street scenes painted
A Young Arab
After the Heat of the Day - 1900 RA - purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Afterglow RA 1893
Agriculture in the Nile Valley 1875 RA
Alice. 1872 RA
Alms on the Lagune - 1857 - painted in Venice
Already He Knew - 1885 RA
An Eastern Maid
An Intruder on the Bedouin Pasture - Purchased by Mr. J.N. Mappin of Sheffield
Ancient Causeway Leading to the Pyramids 1898 RA
Anderson Critchett Esq. 1898 RA
Angel's Whisper 1849
Arab Boy Resting 1858 One of the sketches from his 58/59 stay in Egypt.
Arab Girl An 1871 head and shoulders portrait.
Arab Improvisatore 1873 RA
Arab Messenger at the Well (see A Cup of Water at the Well) Purchased by Arthur Burnand
Arab Outpost in the Sinai Desert with the Hills of Moses, 1897
Arab Scout 1870
Arab Sheikh 1858
Arab Warrior 1858
Arabian Encampment at the Wells of Moses (Early Morning in the Wilderness) - 1860- RA a ten foot canvas - the first of the Egyptian paintings hung at the Royal Academy. Purchased by Mr. Duncan Dunbar for 1000 guineas.
Arabs Crossing a Flooded Field 1895
Arrest of a Peasant Royalist 1855 RA
Arrival at the Well 1882 RA
Artist and Model 1881 daughter Rica artist, and pet Pug the model RA
Artist's Daughter 1898 RA Rica dressed in white satin.
Artist's Wife, 1891
At the Well 1870
At the Garden Door
Baptism - awarded a prize of 50 pounds by the British Institution
Bather and the Ibis
Beachy Head 1896 RA
Beatrice, (Lady Garnock) daughter of John Shaw Esq. 1892 RA
Bedouin Mother and Child 1872 RA
Bedouin Woman - 1871
Bedouin on a Camel - 1870
Bedouin Forage Party
Bedouin Encampment near Sakara 1890s
Bedouin Shepherdess 1892
Bedouin In The Nile Valley 1896
Bedouin Women Getting Water For The Camp On A Misty Morning 1895
Bedouins moving to Fresh Pastures
Bedouins rejoicing at the Rising of the Nile.
Bedtime 1845 Small painting of a young woman with an infant in a cradle. Cottage scene.
Betrayal of Christ in the Garden of Gethsemane
Boy on a Feluca 1896
Breton Courtship 1857
Brick makers in Egypt
Brittany Dance 1857 RA
By the Sea of Galilee 1888 RA
By the Still Waters of the Overflow
Cairo Bazaar 1891
Cairo 1871 An Oasis One of many oasis paintings. Small on panel.
Cairo outside the Fens 1883 RA See also "Outside the Fens"
Cairo portrait A small head and shoulders portrait of a well dressed man in Cairo
Cairo Street Scene 1870
Cairo Street One of the many studies of Cairo streets and people. These small canvases and panels were usually untitled.
Cairo Street 1875
Cairo Woman 1866
Camels Resting from the day's journey. Inscribed Cairo. 1870
Camels Resting in the desert. A small watercolour of the above. 1894
Card Players - Interior of a Cabaret, Normandy. 1839 RA
Causeway Road To Cairo, 1899
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel - a small portrait
Celebrated Sidney Oak in Penshurst Park (Exhibited at the Great Exhibition of 1851)
Chasing Butterflies 1890
Charles Randell Esq. 1890
Children in the Wood Was identified in the Illustrated London News of 1862 as being in the Flatou collection.
Children of Charles 1st. Other titles include Queen Henrietta Maria and her children on the river. 1853
Christ Blessing Little Children
Christ by the Sea of Galilee - name of patron never disclosed as the picture was deposited at the People's Place for the poor to enjoy in the East end of London. It was 14 ft in length, the largest ever painted. 1888 RA
Clearing the Sugar Cane 1899
Cloud Shadows over sea and Land - Beachy Head 1896 RA
Coffee Shop 1871
Coffee Shop - 1883 RA First painting after leaving Graeme's Dyke
Collecting water, 1871 Small watercolour signed with monogram
Connamara Market Girls Bathing their Feet Before Entering Town.1845 RA
Conscript Leaving Home 1845 purchased by Vice Chancellor Wigram
Copt Mother and Child 1875 watercolour.
Cottage Interior circa 1844. Sold by auction at bankruptcy sale 1902
Cranmer At Traitors' Gate- exhibited in 1856- RA purchased by Sir Julian Goldsmid
Crimea 1862 Small watercolour of a battle scene
Crossing the Desert 1883 RA
Cup of Water at the Well - 1864 RA (also known as The Arab Messenger at the Well)(A Messenger from Sinai at the Well of Moses.) Purchased by Arthur Burnand.
Cup of Water at the Roadside Well...may be the same as above.
Cup of Water 1893 Drawing RA
Cutting Fodder for the Camp purchased by Mr. Julius Wernher
Cutting Rushes by the Nile
Daughters of Laban RA 1878
David and Bathsheba (David's Promise) - 1888 RA purchased by Sir Joseph Montefiore
Day of Rest at the Old Home - 1889- RA the house where Mr. Thomas Blackwell was born. Painted as a gift to his daughter Rica.
Day of Palm Offering 1875 RA
Departure of the Brittany Conscript
Departure of the Emigrant Ship - 1848- RA purchased by Lord Overstone
Desert Wells - Many paintings were made of desert scenes with camels, people and wells. They were not large works and most were un named.
Devonshire Cattle at Oshey Place - Purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Dolce Far Niente 1889 See Dream of Paradise
Draught Players - purchased by Sir Walter James
Dream of Paradise 1889 RA
Driving Home the Geese 1898 RA
Dwellers in Tents Purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur. See "Arab encampment at the Wells of Moses."
Eastern scene with shepherd leading flock of sheep Was featured in the 1891 Fine Art Society catalogue.
Egyptian Flower Girl
Egyptian landscape with ruins of Luxor, watercolour with monogram
Egyptian Pastoral 1880 RA
Egyptian Tambourine Girl 1863 RA
Egyptian Woman and Child 1879
Egyptian Village on the Banks of the Nile 1898 RA
Egyptian scene - a shepherd and sheep
Encampment in the Desert
End of the Day 1889
Entering a Church in Brittany 1840
Eton from the North Terrace 1897 RA purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell.
Evening on the Nile
Evening Prayer to Allah 1897
Evening Prayer in the West
Fair at Fougeres 1842
Fairy Struck Child - 1846
Family of Farmers 1888
Feeding the Chickens circa 1845
Felice Ballarin reciting "Tasso" to the people of Chioggia - 1859 RA purchased by Arthur Burnand
Figures by a Well, 1862
Figures on the Nile with Pyramids Beyond
Finding of Moses 1862
Finding of Moses 1885 purchased by the Dore Gallery. Presently (2013) in Paris at the Musee Jacquemart-Andre
Finding the Dead Body of a Miner in the Thames Tunnel 1838 Won silver medal at the Society of the Arts
First Born - 1861 RA
Flight into Egypt (considered by Goodall to be his finest work) 1884 RA (Note - at least one smaller copy made) On permanent display in the Sarjeant Gallery, Wanganui, in the North Island of New Zealand.
Folkstone Kent 1900
Ford from the Village...during the overflow of the Nile 1896 RA - Purchased by Mr. Wightman
Fording the Stream 1852-1858
French Peasant Children, 1845
French Soldiers Playing at Cards in a Cabaret 1839 RA
Frosty Morning in London 1839
Fruit Woman of Cairo 1875 RA
Garden of Gethsemane 1902 RA Sketch
Giza scene with camels figure and sheep at the water 1884
Gilded Cage 1898 -RA purchased by Mr. Corey Wright
Gladstone 1894 & 1899 RA Sent to Marlborough House by Royal Command for viewing.
Glencoe 1877 RA
Going to Vespers 1846 RA
Gordon Entering Khartum - unfinished sketch
Gordon's Last Messenger - 1885 RA Purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Graeme's Dyke, The Levels, Harrow Weald 1872 RA
H.E. Juler Esq. 1899 RA
Hagar and Ishmael in the Desert-1866- RA greatly admired by Mr. Gladstone and Purchased by Mr.Arthur C. Burnand. Following his death in 1879, the painting was eventually put up for sale by Christies in March of 1892 and sold to a Mr. Clark. The dimensions given were 54"x96"
Hagar and Ishmael 1879 RA. Oil on panel. Provenance: A. C. Armitage, before 1884, Thomas Agnew & Sons, Manchester, England, A. Chapman, Ltd., Taunton, Great Britain, included in estate items of music legends John and June Carter Cash, 2004. Exhibited at the Royal Academy, Huddersfield, England, Fine Art and Industrial Exhibition, 1883, Leeds, England, Municipal Art Gallery Loan Collection, 1888
Hannah and Samuel
Happier Days of Charles the 1st - Goodall studied the Vandyck portraits at Windsor Castle of Charles and Henrietta Maria and the children with permission of Queen Victoria, while painting this picture. 1853 RA
Hannah and Samuel
Hannah's Vow 1880 RA
Harrow on the Hill - 1889 RA purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Harvesting Sugar Cane 1878
Head of the House of Prayer - 1872 RA purchased by Mr. Schwabe.
Henry Blyth - 1898 RA
Highland Cattle 1876. Exhibited at the Universal Exposition in 1878. Purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
High Society 1861
Hever Castle in the Time of Charles 1st.
Holy Childhood 1880 RA
Holy Mother 1885 RA
Holy Mother 1876 RA
Holy Mother and Dove
Homely Meal - Brittany
Hon. Mrs. Devereux 1892 RA
Hunt the Slipper 1849 RA
Hymn to a Virgin 1858
In Grandmother's Chair - portrait of Rica seated in a blue velvet chair - never finished
Infant Moses in the arms of Jochebed
Interior of the Thames Tunnel 1838 RA
Interior of a cottage
Intruder on the Bedouin's Pasture 1876 RA
Irish Courtship 1846
Irish Piper 1847 Painting bequeathed to the V &A Museum by Mr. John Jones in 1882
Isle of Llandowin
Isles of Loch Lomond 1891 RA Purchased by Mr. Cory-Wright
Isolated Village 1885 RA
Italian Girl and Child 1863
Italian Woman in peasant costume watercolour circa 1842
Italian Girl Circa 1844
J.C. Deverell 1900 RA
Jessie's Dream 1858
Jochebed - 1870- RA
Jochebed 1893 purchased by Mr. Alec Crossman
John Barrow 1891 RA
John Vooght 1851 A child's portrait
La Fete de Marriage - 1843 - purchased by Sir Charles Coote for 400 guineas
Laban's Pasture 1895 RA purchased by Mr. Corey Wright
Ladies playing the viola and spinet. Watercolour with monogram.
Lady Grantley 1888 RA
Lambeth Palace - watercolour commissioned by Mr. Horsman Solly for two guineas at age 14
Last Load 1852 RA Elected A.R.A. this year.
Le Bon Cure 1845 RA Purchased by Thomas Baring
Leading the Flock - Early morning Cairo 1889 RA purchased by Mr. Samuel Blackwell
Leading the Flock 1889 (a smaller painting)
Leaving a Church in Brittany 1840 RA
Leaving the Village Circa 1865
Letter from Papa Circa 1855
Light of the Rising Sun on the Pyramids 1897
Loch Lomond - see Queen of Scottish Lakes
Market Cart 1900 RA purchased by Mr. H.J. Allcroft RA
Market Day Possibly in Morocco looking down a street to buildings on a hillside.
Market People at Brittany
Marriage Procession, 1870, donated to the Rochdale Art Gallery in 1903.
Mary wearing a blue robe and holding a white dove.
Mary Caroline, Duchess of Sutherland 1897 RA
Mater Dolorosa-1868 RA
Mater Purissima-1868 RA- both paintings engraved by Samuel Cousins and published by Ernest Gambart
Medinella Magnifica - study of the large flower
Meeting of Jacob and Rachael
Meeting at the Pool
Memphis 1882 RA purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Messenger from Sinai at the Wells of Moses. 1864 RA
Miracle of St. Mark - Venice - a copy of a painting by Tintoretto
Misery and the Mercy 1887 RA Saved from a fire at the residence on Avenue Rd. by Alice Goodall
Miss Logan 1900 RA
Mother and child Several paintings were done at different times of a mother and child. Sometimes mistaken for The Palm Offering.
Moving to Fresh Pastures 1880 RA purchased by Sir Thomas Lucas
Mrs. Charles Oats 1891 RA
Mrs. Frederick Goodall 1890 RA
Mrs. John Barrow 1891 RA
Mrs. Phipps Eyre 1890 RA
Mystery of the Past (a picture of the Sphinx) 1901 RA purchased by Col. Twyford
New Light in the Harem 1884 RA purchased by the Walker Art Gallery
New Light in the Harem 1885 A smaller version of the above painting.
Nubian Coffee Bearer 1863 RA A smaller watercolour was also done in the same year.
Nubian Leading a Laden Camel by the Nile 1885
Oasis, Camel and Sheep
Of the Kindom of Heaven Oil on paper
Old And Young Come Forth To Play 1847
Old Maid 1886 RA daughter Rica and the daughter of Linley Sambourne playing cards
Old Home 1889 a painting of the house in Soho Square where Samuel Blackwell was born
On the Banks of the Nile - 1895
On the Nile, watercolour
On the Fringe of the Desert - circa 1884
On the Road to Mecca - 1881-RA Purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell of Harrow
On the Road to Mandalay - 1899 RA purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
On the road to Market
Opium Bazaar Cairo 1863 RA
Oxhey Place, Herts 1878 RA
Ottoman Army Review
Outside the Gates of Cairo - 1896 RA
Outside the Fens 1883 RA
Overflow of the Nile Many paintings were done showing the Nile overflow. Most of the smaller scenes were untitled.
Palm Sunday - Rica holding a willow blossom
Palm Grove 1894 RA
Palm Sunday 1878 - wife Alice is represented sitting in the bay window at Graeme's Dyke
Palm Sunday RA 1878 May be same as above
Palm Offering 1863 RA Elected to the R.A. this year. purchased by Sir Thomas Lucas. Smaller copies were also made.
Paris in 1848 A print of same featured in the Illustrated London News of 17 Feb 1849
Parthenope 1891 RA
Passing the Cross 1843 RA
Pastoral Bedouin 1902 RA
Penny For a Song 1842 see also The Troubadours
People of Chioggia - Purchased by Arthur Burnand
Pets of the Harem purchased by May Duchess of Sutherland
Ploughing - purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Ploughman and the Shepherdess- 1897-RA presented to the Tate Gallery.
Portraits Frederick Goodall did numerous untitled portraits and character studies. Often on small panels, they featured people of all ages.
Portrait of an elderly Arab or Rabbi
Portrait of Sadi Effendi - a Mohammedan gentleman from Egypt
Portraits of Mr. Thomas Blackwell and his grand children
Portrait of Mrs. Charles Kettlewell, R.A. 1891
Portrait of Lady Grantley 1888 RA
Portrait of John Malcolm in uniform in Egypt
Portrait of wife of Sir John McNeil 1872
Portrait of Mr. Deverell
Portrait of Lady Dorothy Neville 1893 R.A.
Portrait of Edward Goodall
Portrait of Frederick Goodall's son
Portrait of Beatty Kingston
Portrait of Alice Goodall, wife 1872 RA
Portrait of The Artist's wife, Alice Tarry Goodall 1873
Portrait of Frederick Goodall...self. There are at least two - one in pastel pencil and the other in oil.
Portrait of Marchesa de Santurce
Portrait of Rica in a blue dress.....probably the painting Rica, 1894 R.A.
Portrait of Rica sitting in the bay window of Graeme's Dyke with pencil in hand and sketch book with a kitten.
Portraits of Mr and Mrs Barrow and Mrs Oats 1890 RA
Portraits of Miss. Logan and Miss.Deverell 1899
Portraits of Mr. and Mrs. Barrow at their shooting-house Dornoch Castle
Portrait of Mrs. Phipps Ayre
Portrait of the Rt. Hon. W.E. Gladstone
Portraits of a young girl and boy in matching oval frames, possibly family members, in watercolour.
Preparing Wool for the Market
Puritan and Cavalier - 1886 RA son Frederick (Fritz) and daughter Rica are subjects
Queen of Scottish Lakes - purchased by Mr. Cory-Wright of Northwood Highgate.
Rachael and her Flock 1893 RA
Rachel and her Flock - exhibited in 1875 & 1893 at the R.A. in the centre of the Great Room RA
Rachel. 1867- RA purchased by Lord Cheylesmore. A conflict of information exists with Mr. Bolckow also being listed as the buyer.
Rachel as First Seen by Jacob. 1895 RA purchased by Mr. Corey Wright
Rachel and Ruth-RA 1895
Raising the May-pole- 1851 RA
Rebecca 1881 RA
Rebekah and Abraham's Servant at the Well-1867 RA -purchased by Mr. Bolckow
Reception of Said Pasha
Resting at the Oasis
Resting the Yoked Oxen
Return from Mecca 1881 RA purchased my Major Shuttleworth
Return From Christening -1841 a commission from Mr. Wells, a trustee of the National Gallery
Return of a Pilgrim from Mecca, his Purse Bearer Distributing Alms to the Poor. 1862 RA
Returning from the Labour of the Day
Returning from the Pasture 1883 RA
Returning from the Well 1867
Rica 1894 RA
Rising of the Nile -1865 RA - purchased by Sir John Pender RA A small version was purchased by Theophilus Burnand.
Road to Mecca 1881 RA - purchased by Thomas Blackwell
Roadside Well and Water Trough
Robert Blackwell Esq. 1892 RA
Rosa Bonheur painting highland cattle circa 1858. The following provenance provided by the University of Indiana Art Museum.
?–1875, Collection of R. C. Naylor, Hooton Hall, Chester, England. August 7, 1875, "Contents of Hooton Hall," Christie, Manson & Woods, Chester. (auction on the premises of Hooton Hall, Chester, cat. no. 856). Purchased by F. J. Pilgeram of the Lefèvre Gallery. 1875–?, with the Lefèvre Gallery, London. ca. 1890–ca. 1910, Collection of Henry J. Heinz, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ?–1998, Collection of Morton C. Bradley, Jr., Arlington, Massachusetts. 1998, Gift to IU Art Museum from Morton C. Bradley
Rt. Hon. Sir John McNeill, G.C.B. 1872 RA
Ruins of Egypt sketch
Rustic Music 1842
Ruth 1895 RA purchased by Mr. Corey Wright
Sailor's Farewell 1848
Sarah and Isaac 1879 RA
School of Sultan Hassan, 1861 RA
Searching for Water, 1861
Seller of Doves 1875 RA
Several small pictures of Egypt 1862
Shadows over Sea and Land, Beachy Head - 1896-
Sheep Shearing in Egypt - 1892- RA purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell and exhibited at the Paris Exhibition
Sheep Washing near the Pyramids of Geezeh 1876 RA
Sheikh distributing alms 1865
Sheikh's Daughter Sowing the Dourah 1889
Sheikh's Evening Prayer
Sheikh in a Desert -1870
Sheikh and his Flocks 1893 Drawing RA
Shepherd Boy and Sheep near old Cairo
Shepherdess and Her Flock at Eventide 1896 RA purchased by Mr. Derenberg
Shepherdess and her Flock
Shepherdess and her flock at a pool of water left by the overflow of the Nile.
Shepherds at Gizeh 1895
Shepherds Watching their Flocks by Night
Sic Transit Gloria Mundi - 1870 - purchased by Mr. Samuel Blackwell of Harrow
Sir James Blyth 1899 RA
Sir Oscar Clayton C.M.G. 1890 RA
Sir Wemyss Reid 1899 RA
Sir Moses Montefiore 1890 RA painted in honour of his 100th year.
Sisters with Flowers 1868
Site of Ancient Memphis - purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Six water colour drawings of "Working State of Thames Tunnel" Commissioned by Sir Benjamin Horsley
Snake Charmer 1901 RA sent by Royal Command to Marlborough House to be inspected by His Majesty
Soldier of the Old Guard Describing the Battle of Austerlitz in a Farrier's Shop 1841 RA
Soldier Defeated in a Game of Draughts 1840
Soldier's Dream - hung at the British Institution 1844
Song of the Nubian Slave 1864 RA Diploma work.
Sowing the Dhurra 1899 purchased by Mr. Julius Wernher
Sowing and Watering
Spanish Peasants Retreating Before the French Enemy 1846 RA
Spinners and Weavers- 1893 & 1895 Drawing RA purchased by Mr. Knox d'Arcy
Spinning Wool at the Pastures 1889
Spirit of the Dove- 1885-RA purchased by Frederick Gordon
Stranger in the Tent
Street Musician 1870
Subsiding of the Nile - 1873- RA painted at Graeme's Dyke Harrow - exhibited at Burlington House and purchased by Ernest Gambart for 1200 guineas. Sold to William Agnew and then to a Mr. Orr of Glasgow. Like many of his paintings, he made copies and one was sold to Sir Merton Russell Cotes. It now hangs in the Russell Cotes Museum in Bournemouth.
Sudden Rising of the Nile
Summer Song 1864 RA
Sunrise at Giza
Susanna 1886 RA purchased by Mr. Knox D'arcy of Stanmore Hall
Susanna Without The Elders
Swing 1854 RA
Sword of the Faithful 1884 RA purchased by Mr. Heriot the banker
Thames Tunnel 1838 RA - 4 pictures
Thames from Windsor Castle 1890 RA
The blind Arab and his guide 1870
The Evening Meal 1884
The Father's Blessing 1854 Auctioned in 1896 as part of the Charles Thomas Lucas estate by Christies.
The Grand Bazaar 1859
The Piper 1848
The Prayer, 1862
Three Women Singers 1859 Purchased by the Duke of Westminster
Time of Roses 1877 RA portrait of daughter Rica in the arms of Alice Goodall
Time of the Overflow 1880 RA - Purchased by Thomas Blackwell. In 1896 it was part of the estate of Charles Thomas Lucas that was auctioned by Christies.
Time of Inundation 1882 (The way from the village)
Tired Soldier Resting at a Roadside Well at Brittany 1842 RA
Travelers by the Nile circa 1895
Trespassers - 1886 RA
Troubadours 1842 See also Penny For A Song
Two studies of the flower Medinella magnifica - actual size from nature Vernon Gallery. 1847
Unloading Cotton on the Nile
Valley of the Nile - 1893
Veux-tu la Tendresse, Me Voila Jenny 1857 RA
Veteran of the Old Guard describing one of Napoleon's battles - interior of a Ferrier's shop 1841 RA
View from the North Terrace Windsor 1890 RA Queen Victoria retained the original study for this picture.
Views of Cairo - 1861
Village (possibly The Ford from the Village) 1896 RA purchased by Mr. Wightman
Village of Metrahenny
Village Well 1897
Village Holiday - 1847 purchased by Mr. Vernon a wealthy horse dealer.
Village Post Office
Waif of the Village - Purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Waiting for the Boat, Gulf of Suez, 1872
Waiting for the Excursion Boat...may be the same as above
Waiting for the Boat on the Banks of the Nile - 1896
Waiting for the Dahabeyah, on the banks of the Nile 1893
Watching for the Boat on the Nile - purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Water Bearers 1878
Water Carrier- 1871
Water Carriers - 1889
Water Carrier 1896
Water of the Nile - 1893 RA Purchased by Mr. Smallman and presented to the Corporation Art Gallery
Water for the Camp 1879 & 1883 RA
Water Carriers of Egypt 1877 RA Purchased by Mr. Thomas Blackwell
Water Carriers of the Nile
Water and Fodder for the Camp 1902 RA
Water for the Camp...may be the same as above
Watercolours (40) depicting daughter Rica's early life at Graeme's Dyke.
Watering the Camels 1897
Watering the Goats 1884
Watering Hole circa 1884
Way to the Village 1893 Drawing RA
Way from the Village - 1896- purchased by Mr. Charles Wightman
Way from the Village at the time of inundation. 1883 RA
Wedding Dance, Brittany 1857 RA
When the merry bells ring round etc." 1847 RA
When Shepherds Watched their Flocks by Night 1902 RA sketch Frederick's last exhibit in the R.A.
Widow's Benefit Ball - 1844 sent to the French International Exhibition and purchased by Vice-Chancellor Sir James Wigram who had purchased it.
Widow of Nain - 1874
Willesden Church - 1836 watercolour commissioned by Mr. Horsman Solly for two guineas when Fred was age 14
Winnowing Corn in Brittany 1858
Woman and Child
Woman from Cairo 1866 See Cairo Woman
Woman from Lower Egypt
Woodsman's House 1850 RA
Wool for the Cargo Boat - 1900- RA purchased by Mr. Gray RA
Wounded Soldier Returned to his Family, visited by a Sister of Charity 1844 RA purchased by the Marquis of Lansdowne
Young Arab Boy with his Goats - 1896 purchased by Miss Crossman
Young Bedouin's Bath at the Pool
Young Child A study of a blond haired girl about age 3 posing next to a large pillar.
Zuela Gate, Cairo. 1862 RA
Much of the following information is from the book "Frederick Goodall, R.A." by N.G. Slarke 1981
OIL-PAINTINGS BY FREDERICK GOODALL IN PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
*Aberdeen Art Gallery
Morning Prayer, Egypt
Self-portrait (Macdonald Collection of Artists' Portraits)
Biblical Arts Center, Dallas Texas
Rebekah At The Well
*BEDFORD - CECIL HIGGINS ART GALLERY
A Fairy Scene
*BRISTOL - CITY ART GALLERY
The Rising of the Nile
*BURY - ART GALLERY
The Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville Tennessee
The Happier Days of Charles 1
The Return of a Pilgrim From Mecca
*GLASGOW - ART GALLERY & MUSEUM
Spanish Peasants Retreating from the French Army
*LEICESTER - MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
An Irish Eviction
*LIVERPOOL - WALKER ART GALLERY & SUDLEY
Market People of Brittany
The Fair at Fougeres
On the Fringe of the Desert
New Light in the Harem
Woman and Child
Puritan and Cavalier
*London - Guildhall Art Gallery
Early Morning in the Wilderness of Shur
Subsiding of the Nile
*LONDON - ROYAL ACADEMY
The Song of the Nubian Slave
*LONDON - TATE GALLERY
The Tired Soldier Resting at a Roadside Well
A Village Holiday in the Olden Time
The Ploughman and the Shepherdess
*MANCHESTER - CITY ART GALLERY
The Water of the Nile
*PRESTON - HARRIS MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
The Tired Gleaners
The Sudden Rising of the Nile
*ROCHDALE - ART GALLERY
Rebekah & Abraharn's Servant at the Well
The Marriage Procession
The Shepherdess and Her Flock (study)
*SALFORD - ART GALLERY & MUSEUM
The Thames from Windsor Castle
Sheepshearing in Egypt
*SHEFFIELD - MAPPIN & GRAVES ART GALLERIES
The Village Holiday (after Wilkie)
Winnowing Corn in Brittany
Hunt the Slipper
The Sick Child
The Relief of Lucknow (Jessie's Dream)
Felice Ballarin Reciting Tasso to the People of Chioggia
The First Born
Agriculture in the Valley of the Nile
*SUNDERLAND - MUSEUM & ART GALLERY
Subsiding of the Nile
*TUNBRIDGE WELLS - MUSEUM
A Letter from Papa
On the Road to Mandalay
*WOLVERHAMPTON - ART GALLERY
Entering a Church in Brittany
Leaving a Church in Brittany
A Brittany Wedding (study for La Fete de Mariage)
The Swing (study)