Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.319.
This woodblock for an woodengraving self portrait of 1941 dates to when Geoffrey and family had moved to Bran End, near Dunmow, Essex.
When Rhoades left the Slade School of Fine Art, (where he was a student from 1919-1923) Henry Tonks said: “You’ve something I haven’t ‚Äì imagination‚Äù. During the Second World War, he lived close to and was friends with the group of artists, including Eric Ravilious and Edward Bawden, who moved to Great Bardfield in Essex.