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print - Arrangement of Jugs
  • Arrangement of Jugs
    Hodgkins, Frances, born 1869 - died 1947
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Arrangement of Jugs

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (published)

  • Date:

    1938 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hodgkins, Frances, born 1869 - died 1947 (artist)
    Contemporary Lithographs (publishers)
    The Curwen Press (printers)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithograph print

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 162

Physical description

Colour lithograph depicting an abstract of eight jugs

Place of Origin

London (published)


1938 (published)


Hodgkins, Frances, born 1869 - died 1947 (artist)
Contemporary Lithographs (publishers)
The Curwen Press (printers)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithograph print

Marks and inscriptions

'Frances Hodgkins'
Signed in pencil, below the print, right.

'Published by Contemporary Lithographs Ltd, London'
Printed below the print, left.


Height: 508 mm, Width: 660 mm

Object history note

Frances Hodgkin's only surviving print. It was one of the fifteen prints in the second series, launched in March 1938 by Contemporary Lithographs Ltd, a project founded in 1936 by Robert Wellington and John Piper, to provide the wide public reasonably priced artwork.

Descriptive line

Colour lithograph by Frances Hodgkins, 'Arrangement of Jugs', published by Contemporary Lithographs Ltd, 1938

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1939
Buchanan, Iain; Dunn, Michael and Eastmond, Elizabeth, Frances Hodgkins: Paintings and Drawings, (Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1994), pp.70, 150-1, colour illus.
McCormick, E. H., Portrait of Frances Hodgkins, (Auckland University Press, Auckland, 1981), p.123, illus.


Paper; Printing ink


Colour lithograph


Prints; Tableware & cutlery


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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