Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life

Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life
Frances Hodgkins
Still life: Anemones and Hyacinths c1925
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki
purchased 1956

Exhibition Details

Learn about the working practices of one of New Zealand's most influential artists, Frances Hodgkins (1869–1947), in this revealing exhibition focusing on her unique and adept approach to still-life painting.

At the exhibition's centre is Still Life: Anemones and Hyacinths, c1925, which was last shown in 1959 and has recently undergone extensive restoration. Read more about this conservation project in the New Zealand Herald.

Research for this exhibition contributes to the Gallery's larger study on the work of Frances Hodgkins, which will culminate in the publication of a catalogue raisonné and a substantial presentation of Hodgkins' work.

Date
Curated by
Sarah Hillary
Location
Ground level
Cost
Free entry

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Still Life: Anemones and Hyacinths
Still Life: Anemones and Hyacinths

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1925
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
609 x 508 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/20/5
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Red Jug
Red Jug

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1931
Medium
oil on canvas
Size (h x w)
685 x 570 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1982
Accession no
1982/46/1
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Foliage and China
Foliage and China

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1932
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
533 x 406 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1955
Accession no
1955/21
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Ornaments
Ornaments

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
1942
Medium
gouache
Size (h x w)
565 x 384 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1956
Accession no
1956/28
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Vase with Handles - Notes for Colour
Vase with Handles - Notes for Colour

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1929
Medium
pencil
Size (h x w)
311 x 230 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased 1971
Accession no
1971/28/1
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Phoenician Pottery and Gourds
Phoenician Pottery and Gourds

Frances Hodgkins

Production date
circa 1933
Medium
watercolour
Size (h x w)
390 x 542 mm
Credit line
Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, purchased with funds from the Winstone Bequest, 1954
Accession no
1954/9/9