Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
Allegory in an allotment, circa 1935
Passe-partout (ref: 3162)
Pen and watercolour on paper, 5 3/4 x 6 3/4 in. (14.5 x 17 cm.)
(8 1/2 x 9 5/8 in (21.5 x 24.5 cm.) framed)
Provenance: Private Collection
This early work is likely to date to the period that Mahoney was teaching at the Royal College of Art,
Mahoney was fond of the short stories and poems of Walter de la Mare. This composition was possibly inspired by de la Mare texts.