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Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
Christmas tree in pot, 1956
Framed (ref: 5659)
Signed with initials, dated '56
Oil on board
15 x 12 1/2 in. (38 x 32 cm.)
Provenance: Gerald Ososki
Exhibited: New English Art Club, (176), 1956, (Not For Sale)
Throughout the 1950's Mahoney produced a series of paintings of successive Christmas trees decorated by his daughter and wife. The small scale of the trees reflected the size of Oak Cottage, the artist's home.
Ososki and Mahoney met at the Royal College of Art and remained life long friends.