Thomas Fisk Goff was a listed California painter known for his paintings
of the Central Coast and the inland areas. His favored subjects were old
barns and Morro Rock in Morro Bay, California.
Born in London, England in 1890, he moved to California in the 1920's. As the
owner of the Crescent Sign Company, he designed and installed the famous
Hollywood sign in 1923. It was declared a national historic landmark in 1971. He
worked on the WPA Art Project in the 1930's and was the Field Director for the
American Red Cross for twenty-five years before retiring in 1955. He died in
Another detail of this artwork is below.