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2 edition of Portrait of Francis Hodgkins. found in the catalog.

Portrait of Francis Hodgkins.

E. H.* McCormick

Portrait of Francis Hodgkins.

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Published by Auckland University Press in Auckland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hodgkins, Frances, -- 1869-1947.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination159 p.
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14701509M
    ISBN 100195479916

    The artist obviously considered it a failure and did not sign it. There is a significant amount of surface dirt and hair. The statement that the father became High Sheriff is authorised by the inscription on the case belonging to Lord De L'Isle which at one time contained a portrait of the father executed by the son, and Walpole gives us the information respecting Hilliard's mother, corroborated by the fact that the painter named his son Laurence after his own mother. Pierpont Morgan, there appears a portrait of the Duke of Berwick, signed with conjoined initials, and bearing upon it an inscription, stating not only who it represented, but actually when it was painted.

    She relocated to St. Before we do so, however, it may be of interest that we should refer to an illustration in colour of a miniature which has not hitherto been represented in any book on this subject. It was possible to classify the upper red brown layer as gouache through the identification of gum arabic and calcium carbonate. He painted a series of works depicting St. In a painting called "The Conjuror" Hone was considered to have made an attack upon the President and upon Angelica Kauffman.

    The King took away the miniatures with him, and afterwards sent one of the grooms of the bedchamber to Mrs. We have selected just a few; first, an example of the work of John Smart the younger, who is especially well known for his fine pencil work, and for some wonderful copies from drawings by Holbein. Finally, the painting was varnished again with a very thin layer of modern resin with good aging characteristics. The Conservation Treatment The most critical part of the treatment was to stabilise the flaking paint to prevent any further loss. The information he gleaned from them continues to be of immense value to researchers. International The Paris Peace Conference negotiates the peace treaties between the victorious and defeated powers.


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Portrait of Francis Hodgkins. book

Whereas painting reduces one to tears and misery — peaks of ectacy [sic] and depths of disillusion, depending on how deep you go in search of truth and how long you can stay alone.

In the same year Hodgkins became engaged to a British man, T. The year after they first met, Ritchie became an art teacher at Manchester High School for Girls, where she met another artist, Jane Saunders, and the two became partners. She can never be classed as a great or even a major artist; an assessment which with remarkably few exceptions, can be made of most of her English contemporaries.

He drew very skilfully on paper, and a few of his miniatures are on that material. To the left of the painting where the brown paint covered purple, the paint had reticulated or beaded into round small islands before drying fig 3.

Although it is a small painting, it is full of symbolism: the putti playing with a goat in the frieze represents sinful pleasure and the medical book opened on a page featuring a human skeleton leaning against a shovel represents a gravedigger, a memento mori, or reminder of our own mortality.

Having studied her sketches, Hodgkins reworked them, indicating how she had altered certain elements to create a more balanced composition. Inafter the War, she went to France, where she was influenced by Matisse and Derain, but developed her own highly personal style, which made a strong impact at her one-person show in London at the Claridge Gallery in In the cabinet of Mr.

The painters who worked in enamel occupy a section of miniature work apart, although in many instances the best known enamellers painted portraits also on ivory or on vellum, but they are especially known for their works in enamel. And slowly made might be an invitation to look slowly, too.

The portrait of the Duke of Buckingham Plate V. The Conservation Treatment The most critical part of the treatment was to stabilise the flaking paint to prevent any further loss. The story of the painter himself is of considerable interest, and the details of his religious difficulties and of his return to Geneva are well set forth in a book about him written by E.

His work is executed upon vellum as a rule, but sometimes upon cardboard, and his flesh tints are nearly always transparent, although occasionally they are upon a white background, and in some few rare instances, where he desired special effect, he used opaque colours.

He was probably of Huguenot descent, the son, it is believed, of a certain Peter Olivier or Olivera native of Rouen, who was residing in London inand we may take it that his birth was in about ; his death occurred inand he was buried in the church of St.

This miniature is particularly charming in its domestic quality. Yet none of that dodgy anatomy matters at all so long as you see her slowly. The greater men stand out distinctly. Over the next quarter century she travelled there seven more times, the last visit a year before her death.

This process revealed the brighter tones of the paint which had been masked by the aged varnish which had become increasingly yellowed over time. At the same time, the subtlety of this draughtsmanship cannot be denied. She confirmed the portrait would be valuable, but believed the cultural significance was even stronger.

After his time and that of his contemporaries Sir William Ross, J. The unusual use of a water-soluble media caused some inherent issues with the stability of the painting, but also gives good insight into the working practices of the artist as she defined and, it would appear, changed her composition.

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Rare Frances Hodgkins portrait found

Gallery director Janet Bayly said the second-ever exhibition of the Field Collection of works associated with New Zealand-born Hodgkins had drawn big numbers to the Waikanae gallery during March. They were all sold at his sale at Strawberry Hill, and some of the finest of the portraits passed into the collection of the late Baroness Burdett-Coutts, others went to Mr.

He copied Sir Joshua's works over and over again, and gradually a good deal of the influence of the great master permeated the work of his follower. Larger and more complex molecules were tackled until in —35 years later—the structure of insulin was finally resolved.

It may, moreover, be stated generally that the predecessors and contemporaries of Holbein in miniature work were mostly of foreign extraction, although working in England; such, for example, as Lavina Terlinck and Gwillym Stretes.

It is not quite certain that Cooper was born in England; we know the date of his birth,but we have no certain evidence that he was an Englishman by birth, although there is every probability that this was the case.

If you require information from us, please use our Archive enquiry service.Jun 07,  · ‘‘Frances Hodgkins was the outstanding artist of her generation, with a professional life that spanned 56 years and earned her a secure place among the English avant-garde of the s and s: the first New Zealand-born artist to achieve such stature,” writes Linda Gill in Te Ara: The Encyclopedia of New Zealand.

Frances Mary Hodgkins (New Zealand/British, ) Still life with a vase of flowers and eggs signed 'Frances Hodgkins' (lower right) watercolour x cm (19 x 15in) Other Notes: It has been suggested that this work dates to when Hodgkins was in St Tropez and painted a large number of very similar still lifes and landscapes.

Portrait of François I, King of France Wood, 96 x 74 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris: Francis I () became king of France in while still a young man, and like the German emperor Charles V (emperor ) and Henry VIII of England (king ) he was always eager to present himself in a setting of great splendour.

Francis Brett Young was born in at Hales Owen, Worcestershire, the eldest son of Dr Thomas Brett Young. Educated at Iona Cottage High School, Sutton Coldfield and Epsom College, Francis read Medicine at Birmingham University before entering general practice at Brixham in /5.

Frances Mary Hodgkins (28 April – 13 May ) was a New Zealand painter chiefly of landscape and still life, and for a short period was a designer of textiles. She was born and raised in New Zealand, but spent most of her working life in England.

She is considered one of New Zealand's most prestigious and influential painters, although it is the work from her life in Europe, rather.

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