Artist Charles Mahoney: The Artist and his Muses, c 1961

Artist Charles Mahoney (1903-1968): The Artist and his Muses, c 1961

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Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
The Artist and his Muses, c 1961
Framed (ref: 3420)

Squared

Pen, ink and wash


8.9 x 11.7 in. (22.5 x 29.8 cm)

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Provenance: Private Collection

Literature: Llewellyn, Sacha, and Paul Liss. Portrait of an Artist. Liss Llewellyn, 2021, p.373.

Seated Muses featured prominently in Mahoney's  mural for Morley College, (1928-30).  During the 1950's he revisited the theme - incorporating the motif of an artist seated sketching inspired by nature -  producing abundant  compositions which are richly poetic in their narrative and  landscape.