FREDERICK GOODALL PAINTINGS FOR SALE & BIOGRAPHY
'Frederick Goodall was the brother of Edward Goodall. He visited Egypt for the first time in 1858, sharing a studio with Carl Haag in Cairo. He exhibited at the Paris Salon in 1867 for the Exposition Universelle as well as at the Royal Academy in London. At the age of 14 he won the Isis medal donated by the Academy of Arts in London.
He painted mainly portraits, war scenes, religious compositions and oriental paintings. His many works include Egyptian Street; Abatement of the Nile Waters; The Rabbits' Meal; Sheik Distributing Alms; Butter Merchant in Boulac; Sugar Cane in Egypt. He also executed several sketches of Breton, Norman, Irish and Welsh landscapes which were very successful.' (Benezit, Dictionary of Artists, Gründ, 2006)