Biography

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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Artworks

Artist as subject

Sir Cedric Morris, Bt Frances Hodgkins

c.1917

Sir Cedric Morris, Bt, recipient: Arthur Lett-Haines Letter from Cedric Morris to Arthur Lett-Haines

[17 August 1935]

Julian Trevelyan Scrapbook

14 December 1932–[c.1947]

Dame Barbara Hepworth Volume of sculpture records

1935

Features

Tate Papers no.5: Spring 2006

Tate Papers no.5, Spring 2006 edition, featuring John Constable, Frances Hodgkins, Marcel Duchamp and Walter Sickert

A Lively Parrot: Frances Hodgkins's Wings Over Water

Joyce H. Townsend and Sarah Hillary

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

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