Joseph Christian Goodhart

Joseph Christian (J C) Goodhart (printmaker)

Born: 1875

Died: 1954

Goodhart was a window dresser at John Martin’s in Adelaide. Then in 1896 at Boan Bros, Broken Hill, before starting up his own shop. A chance visit from John Goodchild helped his studies and his first press was made in a fitting shop. He began creating etchings of his surroundings in Adelaide and Broken Hill. In 1929, two of his etching were accepted into the Paris Salon. He was a member of the Australian Painter-Etcher Society and the South Australian Society of The Arts.

His work is represented in the follow institutions.

National Gallery Australia

Art Gallery Of South Australia

National Gallery Of Victoria

Tasmanian Museum Art Gallery

Broken Hill Gallery

British Museum