Two women seated on a bench beside the Severn River with two girls. This work was painted when Hodgkins left Manchester for Ludlow and Bridgnorth, Shropshire, to hold a summer, school, renting an old farmhouse to hold some of her 6 or 7 pupils.
Signed lower right: Frances Hodgkins
Miss Dorothy Selby, England.
Purchased from the Estate of Miss Dorothy Selby by Auckland City Art Gallery (now Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tāmaki), 1953.
1926; Exhibition of Paintings by Frances Hodgkins
1954; Frances Hodgkins and Her Circle
1959; The Paintings and Drawings by Frances Hodgkins