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Houses and Outhouses, Purbeck

Photo credit: British Council Collection

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For two years from 1937 Hodgkins had lodgings in 'Sea View', a farmhouse in Worth Matravers, Dorset. The house and dairy farm opposite appear in several works of the period. Hodgkins wrote to Rée Gorer, the mother of her friend, the writer Geoffrey Gorer 'I have taken two rooms at a Farmhouse where I shall stay as long as it suits me – It is close to the sea, that is 1 mile down & 5 miles up … I mean to stay quiet & wait for the impulse …'

British Council Collection

London


Date

1938

Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 85 x W 111.5 cm

Accession number

P75

Acquisition method

purchased from Alex Reid & Lefevre, 1948

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

brc: Frances Hodgkins


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British Council Collection

Visual Arts, Arts Group, 10 Spring Gardens, London, Greater London SW1A 2BN England

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