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Charles Mahoney (1903-1968):
Study of Angels for the Altar Wall of Campion Hall Chapel, mid 1940s
Framed (ref: 5485)
Gouache on paper,
20 x 14 in. (50.7 x 35.5 cm)
Provenance: The Artist's Estate
Literature: British Murals & Decorative Painting 1920-1960, Sansom & Co, 2013, pp85-86 and pp232-243
Mahoney was commissioned to produce a mural scheme for the Lady Chapel at Campion Hall in 1941. Campion Hall was built by Sir Edwin Lutyens, the greatest British architect of the age.
Sir John Rothenstein was moved to describe the scheme as second ... only to that by Stanley Spencer at Burghclere.