Frances Hodgkins

1869–1947

Frances Hodgkins, 'Still Life' c.1929
Still Life c.1929
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Sir Cedric Morris, Bt, 'Frances Hodgkins' c.1917
Sir Cedric Morris, Bt
Frances Hodgkins c.1917
© The estate of Sir Cedric Morris

Frances Mary Hodgkins (28 April 1869 – 13 May 1947) was a painter chiefly of landscape and still life, and for a short period was a designer of textiles. She was born in New Zealand, but spent most of her working life in Britain. She is considered one of New Zealand's most prestigious and influential painters, although it is the work from her life in Europe, rather than her home country, on which her reputation rests.

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A Lively Parrot: Frances Hodgkins's Wings Over Water

It is most likely that Frances Hodgkins (1869–1947) began the painting Wings over Water in Bodinnick, Cornwall, in 1931 ...