"Loveday and Ann" by Frances Hodgkins

Listen to and watch an in-depth visual description of Loveday and Ann: Two Women with a Basket of Flowers by artist Frances Hodgkins. Hear a detailed description of the painting and learn more about how the artist made the work. Loveday and Ann were two young women, daughters of fishermen from St Ives in Cornwall, where New Zealand-born Hodgkins was living in 1915. While in Cornwall, and also during stays in Paris, Hodgkins developed her distinctive representative style and characteristic use of colour. At her death in 1947 she was considered one of New Zealand’s–and Britain’s–leading modern artists.

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