Frances Hodgkins

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1869 - 1947

Francis Hodgkins is a renowned painter of landscapes and still life. Hodgkins was influenced by Matisse and Derain but it was her own interpretation of the modernist ideas of simplified forms and a strong colour values that identified the artist’s unique style.

In 1929, Hodgkins was invited to join the Seven and Five Society, working alongside Barbara Hepworth, Ben Nicholson, and Henry Moore. As the artist’s grew in prominence, Francis Hodgkins became known as a ket figure in Modern British Art.