Category: public domain 2018

Marguerite Blasingame (American, 1906 – 1947):…

Marguerite Blasingame (American, 1906 – 1947): Transcendence in Paradise (1935) (via 1stdibs)

Ethel Spowers (Australian, 1890 – 1947): Kites…

Ethel Spowers (Australian, 1890 – 1947): Kites (1936) (via Sotheby’s Australia)

Blanche Hoschedé-Monet (French, 1865 – 1947): …

Blanche Hoschedé-Monet (French, 1865 – 1947): Bateaux au port (via Sotheby’s)

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Septe…

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): September (1938) (via National Gallery of Canada)

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Sunfl…

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Sunflowers (Study for Portrait of Heward Graffety) (c. 1936) (via National Gallery of Canada)

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Vase …

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Vase of Flowers II (c. 1940-1946) (via National Gallery of Canada)

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Fruit…

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Fruit in the Grass (1939) (via National Gallery of Canada)

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Leave…

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Leaves (Study for Portrait of Barbara) (c. 1933) (via National Gallery of Canada)

Frances Hodgkins (New Zealand, 1869 – 1947): S…

Frances Hodgkins (New Zealand, 1869 – 1947): Seated woman (c. 1925-1930) (via Tate)

From the museum website:

In this portrait Hodgkins uses a series of interlocking patterns in a combination of naturalism and abstraction that she developed from studying the work of Matisse. The ambiguous setting adds to the fantastical, almost surreal effect. This bringing together of a number of sources into an insistently individual work led to what one 1940s critic called Hodgkins’ ‘blend of the decorative and the visionary’.

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Back …

Prudence Heward (Canadian, 1896 – 1947): Back garden (1938) (via National Gallery of Canada)