HODGKINS, Frances;

The Birdcage (or Blue Still Life)

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Oil on canvas
750 x 585mm (image); 890 x 720mm (frame)

This work is identified as FH0824 on the Complete Frances Hodgkins website.

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FM Hodgkins [l.r.]

Exhibition History

The Women of Pumpkin Cottage, Whirinaki Whare Taonga, Whakatiki Upper Hutt, 17 June to 23 October 2023

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Tāmaki Makaurau, 4 May to 1 September 2019 (toured)

Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Tāmaki Makaurau, 22 August 2015 to 31 July 2016

Frances Hodgkins: Leitmotif, Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, Tāmaki Makaurau, 12 November 2005 to 2 April 2006 (toured)

Frances Hodgkins, 1869–1947: A Centenary Exhibition, organised by the Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council of New Zealand, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Ōtepoti, April to May 1969, cat. no. 42 (toured)

Pictures by Frances Hodgkins, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, 23 August to 28 September 1947

Modern Paintings (group), Harris Museum, Preston, Lancashire, November to December 1942

Flower Paintings (group), Wertheim Gallery, London, 30 June 1938 to ?


Catherine Hammond and Mary Kisler (eds), Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys (Tāmaki Makaurau: Auckland University Press and Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2019), 31 (ill.).

Sarah Hillary, Frances Hodgkins: Forgotten Still Life (Tāmaki Makaurau: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki, 2015).

Arthur Howell, Frances Hodgkins: Four Vital Years (London: Rockliff, 1951), 112.

Lucy Carrington Wertheim, Adventure in Art (London: Nicholson and Watson, 1947).


Fletcher Trust Collection

Mrs Lucy C. Wertheim, London