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Agnes Goodsir

 (1864 - 1939)
Agnes Goodsir was active/lived in France, Australia.  Agnes Goodsir is known for portrait painting.

Biography   Agnes Goodsir


Agnes Noyes Goodsir (18 June 1864, Portland, Victoria - 1939, France) was an Australian portrait painter who moved within lesbian circles in Paris in the 1920s and 1930s.

Goodsir was one of eleven children born to David James Cook Goodsir, Commissioner of Customs at Melbourne, and Elizabeth Archer (née Tomlins).

Her early art training started with Arthur T. Woodward at the Bendigo School of Mines in the 1890s, and in 1899 some of her work was raffled in Bendigo to partly finance her study in Paris. The years following World War I saw a virtual exodus of Australian artists on a sort of Grand Tour to Paris, all intent on being part of the explosion of the arts taking place there. Painters like Rupert Bunny, Stella Bowen and Max   ...  Displaying 750 of 2468 characters.

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