George Goosey (1877 - 1947) Oil on board painting of a western landscape. Signed lower right. Sight Size: 11.5 x 15.5 in. Overall Size: 17.25 x 21.25 in. The son of Nathaniel S. Turland of Northampton, England, George Turland Goosey made a name for himself initially as an architect in America using the surname Turland Goosey. He designed some of the early skyscrapers, "the famous Friars Club, the theatrical centre of America's capital", and no less than seven Roman Catholic churches. He was also an accomplished etcher - his print Moonlight on a Venetian Canal winning first prize in the annual exhibition in New York in 1914.