Artist Charles Mahoney: Illustration to Childrens fable, circa 1930

Artist Charles Mahoney (1903-1968): Illustration to Childrens fable, circa 1930

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Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
Illustration to Children's fable, circa 1930
Framed (ref: 238)

Watercolour over pencil on paper

11 x 11.8 in. (28 x 30 cm)

See all works by Charles Mahoney pencil watercolour allegory children leisure

Provenance: The Artist's Family

From the time that his daughter Elizabeth was born in 1944 Mahoney loved to recount children's stories:  Beauty and the Beast,  Hansel and Gretel, Jack and the  Beanstalk, the Tale of the Very Fat Man, the Very Tall Thin Man, and the Very Short Man.' The fables of the Brothers Grimm were amongst his favourite stories.