frances hodgkins

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Frances Mary Hodgkins

Lifetime:

  • 28 Apr 186913 May 1947
Biography
Frances Hodgkins

Frances Hodgkins’ 56-year career as an artist earned her a secure place among the English avant-garde of the 1930s and 1940s. She was the first New Zealand-born artist to achieve such stature.

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Events In History

  • 13 May 1947
    Death of Frances Hodgkins

    One of this country's most celebrated artists, Frances Hodgkins spent most of her life overseas. She earned a place among the British avant-garde of the 1930s and 1940s – the first New Zealand-born artist to achieve such stature.  Read more...

  • Main image: Frances Hodgkins

    Frances Hodgkins painting in her studio in Bowen Street, Wellington, circa 1905.

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