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    Sale 7482

    Modern and Contemporary Australian Art Including Works by New Zealand and South African Artists

    12 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 14

    Frances Mary Hodgkins (1869-1947)

    Boys fishing on a bridge

    Price Realised  

    Frances Mary Hodgkins (1869-1947)
    Boys fishing on a bridge
    with inscription 'Miss Thorpe' on the reverse
    watercolour and bodycolour on card
    10¼ x 14 1/8in. (26 x 36cm.)


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    'Miss Thorpe' presumably refers to Hodgkins' pupil in Dordrecht, Teresa Thorp, the 'congenial and specially selected companion' (J. Drayton, Frances Hodgkins A Private Viewing, Auckland, 2005, p.121) with whom she travelled to Paris in November 1908.

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